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Soleil, Jean Baptiste François (1798-1878)

  • Soleil, Jean Baptiste François, 1798-1878
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About this work


Description du nouveau Saccharimètre. Author's holograph MS. With this MS. there are 2 ff. of another draft, 3 pen-and-pencil drawings of the apparatus, and a printed copy of the 'Extrait du Procès-verbal de la Séance générale du 15 Mars 1848' of the 'Société d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie nationale' awarding the author 990 francs as prize-money, with his holograph receipt. Produced in Paris.



Physical description

1 volume 11 ff. folio. 271/2 × 21 cm. Unbound.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

Biographical note

The author was an optician and maker of original scientific instruments: his inventions were used by many of the most eminent scientists of his time.

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).

Location of duplicates

The manuscript is also available on microfilm reference AMS/MF/155.


  • French

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