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  • Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895
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Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895), chemist
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About this work


Études sur les modes d'accroissement des cristeaux, et sur les causes des variations de leurs formes secondaires. Author's holograph MS. Antoine Jerôme Balard [1802-1876], professor of chemistry at the Faculté des Sciences to whom the work was originally sent, declared that in its present form it was too lengthy: and Pasteur has enclosed in brackets passages which could be omitted. Produced in Paris.



Physical description

1 volume 9 ff. (last bl.). 4to. 241/2 × 191/2 cm. Unbound. Written on the rectos only: fol. 5 is a half sheet.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1934.

Ownership note

With a holograph note (2 ll.) by Joseph Louis Pasteur Vallery-Radot [1886-1971] referring to the history of the MS.; in his edition of the 'Oeuvres de Pasteur' [1922-1939], it is printed in Vol. I, pp. 289-292.

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).


  • French

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