Valmont de Bomaré, Jacques Christophe (1731-1807)

c. 1805
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Sur l'Homme. Incomplete extracts, or possibly notes of lectures from a Course on Natural History. The 2 ll. at the end of the main text are wrritten on a half folio printed sheet containing a notice of a forced sale of property at Valence on 12 May 1803. A note on p. 80 reads: 'On trouvera ci-après dans ce Cahier tous les articles servant à achever l'histoire de l'homme, c'est à dire ceux qui sont cités ci-dessus, et où l'on avoit renvoyé le lecteur au Dictionnaire de M. de Bomaré.' Produced in Paris.


c. 1805

Physical description

1 volume 88 pp. + 2 ll. + 10[11] bl. ll. 4to. 20 × 141/2 cm. Modern vellum binding. Some margins damaged.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1909.

Biographical note

Valmont de Bomaré was a French 18th cent. naturalist. He gave popular lectures at the École centrale de la rue St. Antoine, Paris from 1791 to 1806. His 'Dictionnaire raisonné d'Histoire naturelle' was first published in 1764, and there was a fifth Lyons edition in 1800.

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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  • 22437