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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms ch-00046
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  238 x 196mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  French
Place:  Genthod
Date:  1785-10-05
Short summary:  Discussion on the propagation of donkeys and mules; comments on the so called "epigénèse" and how well-known scientist could embrace its ideas; comments on a newly published work
Person:  Bonnet, Charles, 1720-1793, Naturalist, Philosopher, author
Person:  Caldani, Leopoldo Marc'Antonio, 1725-1813, Physician, Philosopher, Anatomist, Professor, addressee
Person:  Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 1752 (Gotha)-1840 (Göttingen), Physician, Physical anthropologist, Natural scientist, person referred to
Person:  Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707 (Montbard)-1788 (Paris), Naturalist, person referred to
Person:  Meckel, Johann Friedrich, 1724-1774, Anatomist, person referred to
Person:  Spallanzani, Lazzaro, 1729-1799, Naturalist, Clergyman, Biologist, person referred to
Person:  Vicq-d'Azyr, Félix, 1748-1794, Physician, person referred to
Subject:  Natural history, Zoology
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Vicq-d'Azyr, Félix (médecin), Traité d'anatomie et de physiologie, avec des planches coloriées représentant au naturel les divers organes de l'homme et des animaux. Dédié au Roi par M. Vicq d'Azyr,... Paris, 1786. (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Bonnet, Charles (de Genève), Contemplation de la nature, par C. Bonnet,... Amsterdam, 1764 (Book)
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