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Advielle, Victor Hyacinthe (1833-1903), man of letters

Victor Hyacinthe Advielle, 1833-1903, man of letters
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Notes sur la médecine, tome II, 1883.' An album compiled by Advielle, containing broadsides, cuttings, ephemera, letters and notes relating to medicine in France. Included are numerous items relating to cholera, vaccination, epilepsy, elixirs (especially the alcoolature d'arnica which Advielle attempted to promote), and to a variety of pharmaceutical preparations and popular remedies and therapies.



Physical description

1 volume Mainly printed. 1 volume: 320 × 230 mm., 111 ff.

Acquisition note

From the collection of Louis Debacq (d. 1914), purchased in 1919.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).


  • French

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