Spirito Benedetto Nicolis di Robilant

Alternative Name(s) Robilant, Esprit-Nicolis de
Date 1722 - 1801
Biographical NotesEngineer and mineralogist from Piedmont. General inspector of mines from 1742, and commander of military engineers from 1752. Author of several mineralogical travels. Wrote in Italian and French. All biographical details from BNF catalogue and unconfirmed. Not in 'Enciclopedia Italiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti' (www.treccani.it/biografie)
Work(s)Author of De l'utilité et de l'importance des voyages et des courses dans son propre pays (1790) in De l'Utilité et de l'importance des voyages et des courses dans son propre pays