Researches on the oxymuriatic acid, its nature and combinations; and on the elements of the muriatic acid. With some experiments on sulphur and phosphorus, made in the laboratory of the Royal Institution. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCX, Part II.

By: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

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292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 231-257. [Entire issue: [iv], [2], (149), 323, [7, 1 blank] pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; rear cover and last leaf off, spine heavily chipped. Very good. Discovery of Chlorine. Read to the Royal Society July 12, 1810. "In a paper read in July and in his fifth Bakerian lecture in November, he argued that oxymuriatic acid, contrary to his previous belief, was a simple body, and proposed for it the name 'chlorine.'" Encyclopaedia Britannica. DSB, III, pp. 602-603; Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed., VII, p. 872; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 61; Partington, A history of chemistry, IV, pp. 51-57; Poggendorf, I, col. 529; Weeks, Discovery of the elements, 3rd ed., 255-256.

Title: Researches on the oxymuriatic acid, its nature and combinations; and on the elements of the muriatic acid. With some experiments on sulphur and phosphorus, made in the laboratory of the Royal Institution. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCX, Part II.

Author Name: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Categories: Chemistry,

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1810.: 1810

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Seller ID: S4653

Keywords: Chemistry