Des Differentes Manieres dont plusieurs especes d'Animaux de Mer s'attachens au sable, aux pierres, & les uns autres.

(Paris, L'Imprimerie Royale, 1714). 4to. Without wrappers. Extracted from "Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences. Année 1711". Pp. 109-136 and 2 large folded engraved plates.

First printing of a classic paper on the various kinds of attachments by marine invertebrates.

"Réamur was among the greatest naturalists of his or any age. In the breadth and range of his researches, in the patient detail of his observations, and in the brilliant ingenuity of his experiments, it would be difficult to name his equal. Thomas Henry Huxley has compared him favorably with Darwin."(DSB XI, p. 331).

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