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ÉTUDES SUR LA BIÈRE, SES MALADIES, CAUSES QUI LE PROVOQUENT, PROCÉDÉ POUR LA RENDRE INALTÈRABLE, AVEC UNE THÉORIE NOUVELLE DE LA FERMENTATION by  Louis Pasteur - Hardcover - 1876 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.com

ÉTUDES SUR LA BIÈRE, SES MALADIES, CAUSES QUI LE PROVOQUENT, PROCÉDÉ POUR LA RENDRE INALTÈRABLE, AVEC UNE THÉORIE NOUVELLE DE LA FERMENTATION

by Pasteur, Louis

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Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1876. viii,387pp. Large octavo. Contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, bound with the half-title, but without the wrappers and advert. Twelve plates and 85 textual illustrations. Binding extremities shelfworn, short crack at crown of upper joint, foxing early and late, scattered elsewhere, and to tissue guards. A good, sound copy. First edition. "In Pasteur's important study of fermentation, he discovered that contamination of beer was caused by microorganisms found in the air and not spontaneously generated as had been previously believed. He made possible the scientific processing of beer, wine, milk, and other perishable products" - Heirs of Hippocrates. A wide range of dates found in the terminal adverts (not present here) are called upon to determine priority of binding and distribution of copies. OSLER 1550. NORMAN 1658. GARRISON & MORTON 2485. HEIRS OF HIPPOCRATES 1898.
  • Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: WRCLIT82433
  • Title: ÉTUDES SUR LA BIÈRE, SES MALADIES, CAUSES QUI LE PROVOQUENT, PROCÉDÉ POUR LA RENDRE INALTÈRABLE, AVEC UNE THÉORIE NOUVELLE DE LA FERMENTATION
  • Author: Pasteur, Louis
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Gauthier-Villars
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1876
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