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JAUSSIN, Louis-Armand.

(1700? – 1767)

(Born: ?; Died: Paris, France, 25 March 1767) French apothecary.

Jaussin was an apothecary and major attached with the French army. He was stationed on the Island of Corsica from 1738 to 1741.

Biographical references: ABF: I 540, 325-328. Le Moyne, Nicolas Toussaint., Les siecles litteraires de la France. Paris, 1800-3. 4 vols. [Reprinted, Genève, Slatkine, 1971.]. LKG: 292. Nouvelle Biographie Générale (Hoefer). Poggendorff: 1, col. 1193. WBI.

1. French, 1758.
Memoires Historiques, Militaires, et Politiques, sur les Principaux Evenemens Arrivés dans l'Isle et Royaume de Corse depuis le Commencement de l'Année 1738 jusques à la fin de l'Année 1741, avec l'Histoire Naturelle de ce pais-la et Diverses Remarques Curieuses Touchant l'Origine des Peuples qui l'Habitent. Lausanne, Bousquet, 1758

2 vols. [Vol 1: 1758] 8°: xxx, 591 p., one map. [Vol 2: 1759] 8°: 604 p.

Very rare. Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean that is goverened by France. These memoires give much information on their history, political structure, with special attention to the natural history of the land with emphasis on the mineralogy, geology, and botany.

Bibliographical references: BL [980.c.21.]. LKG: XIV 545.