Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1774. Half Vellum. First Edition. xxxvi, 635 pp. 4to. 14 Plates. This volume has been rebound with a pastepaper cover and vellum spine with gold embossed patch title. Text block edges trimmed when rebound. Very clean and tight within. 14 plates at rear illustrate text. Text in French. Very Good.
Louis Cotte (1740-1815) was a French priest and meteorologist who spent decards observing and recording meteorological events.