(Born: 19 August 1803; Died: Paris, France, 11 May 1874) French mine engineer.
Villeneuve-Flayosc was an alumnia of the Ecole Polytechnique, from which he graduated in 1822. He was named a professor of Law and Industrial Economics at the Paris School of Mines from 1852 to 1862, and helped set government policy on mining and agricultural matters.
Biographical references: Internet search.
1. French, 1856.
Description Minéralogique et Géologique du Var et des Autres Parties de la Provence. Avec Application de la Geologie a l'Agriculture au Gisement des Sources et des Cours d'Eau. Paris, Victor Dalmond, 1856.
8°: xxviii, 532 p., one plate (hand-colored).
Page size: 230 x 140 mm.
Very scarce. A topographical work describing the mineralogy and geology of area of Provance, with special attention to the application of these subjects to agriculture and other industry in the region.
Bibliographical references: BL. BMC: 5, 2225. NUC.