Steel engraving. Sheet 146 x 235mm. 5¾" x 9¼".
Comte Louis-Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811), soldier, sailor. After studying law and mathematics, he published a Traité de calcul intégral (1754-56) and was elected to the Royal Society (London). Having entered the military in 1750, he was posted to Québec in 1756 as aide-de-camp to Montcalm.
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