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Pasteur and Rabies

£27.99

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This little book really reeks of authenticity! Pasteur, now revered as a father of bacteriology and as a great benefactor of mankind was experimenting with inoculation against rabies in the last decade of the nineteenth century. This is a contemporary reaction to his work and its grip on the public esteem. His results are queried, his statistic ridiculed, his methods condemned and the antevivisectionists were in full cry because of the number of dogs who perished in his experiments. Hindsight has, it is said, twenty twenty vision. But disputes of similar nature continue, albeit we have concurred that Pasteur eventually won this particular argument.

Bell hardback with no DJ. Good binding. No marks Red cloth covered boards with black lettering to front and gilt to spine.

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Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
T M Dolan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.5 x 12.5 cm approx
Edition:
1890
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
83
Publisher:
Bell
Title:
Pasteur and Rabies

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This little book really reeks of authenticity! Pasteur, now revered as a father of bacteriology and as a great benefactor of mankind was experimenting with inoculation against rabies in the last decade of the nineteenth century. This is a contemporary reaction to his work and its grip on the public esteem. His results are queried, his statistic ridiculed, his methods condemned and the antevivisectionists were in full cry because of the number of dogs who perished in his experiments. Hindsight has, it is said, twenty twenty vision. But disputes of similar nature continue, albeit we have concurred that Pasteur eventually won this particular argument.

Bell hardback with no DJ. Good binding. No marks Red cloth covered boards with black lettering to front and gilt to spine.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
T M Dolan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.5 x 12.5 cm approx
Edition:
1890
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
83
Publisher:
Bell
Title:
Pasteur and Rabies

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