Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers
 Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers
 Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers
 Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers
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Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

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Description

PASTEUR, LOUIS

Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, moyen pratique assuré de la combattre et d'en prévenir le retour. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1870


2 volumes, 8vo (239 x 128mm.), half-titles, photogravure frontispiece, 37 plates (13 helio-lithographed, 21 engraved, 2 photogravure) of which 12 hand-coloured, illustrations in the text, original printed wrappers, uncut, backstrips cracked


FIRST EDITION of Pasteur's findings on silkworm diseases following five years of research. His results enabled the French silk industry to recover after years of decline due to both parasitic and environmental problems.


LITERATURE:

Eimas 1897; Norman 1657

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 Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers
Pasteur, Études sur la maladie des vers a soie, Paris, 1870, 2 volumes, original printed wrappers
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