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Bailly, Jean Sylvain (1736-1793)

c. 1775
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Collectanea: Science I. Eleven short works. Mostly Authors' holograph MSS
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De Vénus.


c. 1775

Physical description

7ll + 5 bl ll 7 ll. + 5 bl. ll. folio. 311/2 x 21 cm.. Probably an unfinished holograph draft for an article in a journal: the latest date found among the references is 1772.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

Biographical note

The author was an eminent astronomer, politician, and littérateur: he perished on the guillotine.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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