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Item Number:  30013964



Microbes Ferments and Moulds. The International Scientific Series. With One Hundred and Seven Illustrations.


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Seller Name: Ravenroost Books
Member since 1/2010
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Location: Saint Peters, Pennsylvania, United States

Listing Date: 12/5/2012



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Title: Microbes Ferments and Moulds. The International Scientific Series. With One Hundred and Seven Illustrations. Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.
Author: Trouessart, E.L. Publication Date: 1886
Binding/Format: Decorated Cloth Hardcover Edition:
Condition: Very Good    
Inventory #: 2455    


xi.314pgs+adv.Very Good condition red cloth hardcover, decorated boards, gilt lettering to spine. No additional printings indicated on copyright page. Brown endpapers.This is an original vintage edition, not a modern reprint. Light rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners and general surface of boards and spine, a few small stains and shadows on upper and lower text block edges. Binding sound, text clean and unmarked, illustrated with black and white drawings throughout. A small bookplate and signature of a previous owner on front endpapers indicate that at around the turn of the last century (late 1800's, early 1900's) this book once belonged to H.N. Conser, a professor at central Pennsylvania College, organizer of The Natural History Society and author of scientific works such as The Food of Plants and Paraffin and Collodion Embedding. Contents: Preface by Angers, Introduction. Microbes and Protista; Chapters: Parasitic Fungi and Moulds, Ferments and Artificial Fermentation, Microbes, strictly so-called, or Bacteria, The Microbes of the Diseases of Domestic Animals, The Microbes of Human Diseases, Protection Against Microbes, Laboratory Research and Culture of Microbes, Polymorphism of Microbes, Conclusion. The Microbian Theory compared with other Theories set forth to explain the Origin of Contagious Diseases. Appendix: Terminology of Microbes, Micrococcus of phosphorescence, Diseases of Plants Caused by Bacteria, Ptomaine of the microbe of fowl cholera, Cesspools. System of conveying everything to the sewers, Sewers of Paris and the Plain of Gennevilliers, Useful Microbes, Ptomaines of Fish; index. #2455.



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