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Two volumes. 8vo. [iv], vi, 544, ; [iv], 651,  pp. Half-titles, woodcut title-page vignettes, tables, 13 engraved folding plates; water-stained, outer margins damaged Vol. II, pp. 233-268. Contemporary quarter calf, cloth sides, gilt spine; rubbed, corners showing, water-damage to top covers. Ownership rubber stamps (including on title of Vol. I). Good. FIRST EDITION. One of Antoine Becquerel's most important works, which summarized his researches into mineralogy, thermo-electricity, and the synthesis of mineral substances. Antoine-Cesar Becquerel was elected to the Academie des Sciences in 1829 and was awarded the Copley Medal of the Royal Society of London in 1837. He held the chair of physics at the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle in 1838. First Edition.
Title: Traite de physique consideree dans ses rapports avec la chimie et les sciences naturelles.
Publisher: Paris:, Firmin Didot Freres, 1842-1844.: 1842
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Seller ID: S6907