Victor MEUNIER (1817-1903), scientific writer,... - Lot 87 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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Victor MEUNIER (1817-1903), scientific writer,... - Lot 87 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
Victor MEUNIER (1817-1903), scientific writer, founder of the Ami des sciences. 11 autograph letters signed to Henri Lecoq. 16 pp. in-8. Paris, 1863-1864. Correspondence about Henri Lecoq's collaboration to his scientific journals and discussion about the question of heterogenesis. "It is with deep satisfaction that I hear a man of your value pronounce as you do on heterogenesis. At the same time as your letter, I received one from Mr. Sequin the elder who spoke in a similar way to you. If we are wrong, it is in glorious company, but besides the fact that the facts seem to me to establish that we are not wrong, I still feel my confidence growing when I consider the awful mess in which the adversaries of heterogenesis are wading. Has one ever pushed the contempt for logic further? Is it conceivable that Mr. Pasteur has never understood [...]".
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