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Bernoulli, Jean, Tresaguet, Polini, Royal Academy of Sciences Awards in 1737 winners of the medals. Paris, 1737. Printed by the Royal Publishing House. 1 vol. in-4, 8vo (imperial) 159 pp. 20th century binding in glazed blonde leather on spine and corners, with marbling, spine gilt title on black leather with engraved jewels. In exceptional condition with very few minor spots. In French and Latin. A wonderful rare book with stunning fold-outs of smelting, casting and other techniques for making anchors, beautifully bound, a real treasure.