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Jacques-Louis, Comte de Bournon
Abstract Jacques-Louis, Comte de Bournon was a French soldier and mineralogist who, following the French Revolution, took refuge in England. There he was elected to the Royal Society and became a
Geological tales of old
Thinking About the Earth: A History of Ideas in Geology.By David Oldroyd. Athlone: 1996. Pp. 410. £50. Published in the United States by Harvard University Press, $45.