On a new detonating compound. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCXIII, Part I.

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

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292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 1-7. [Entire issue: iv, [2], 130, 26 pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; lacking spine. Very good. Read to the Royal Society November 5, 1812. "This was the first announcement in this country of the discovery of nitrogen chloride, which cost Dulong, its discoverer, three fingers and one eye, while even Davy and Faraday (his assistant), who were fully aware of its dangerous properties, were injured by an explosion when experimenting with it." Zeitlinger. DNB, V, p. 641; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 67; Partington, A history of chemistry, IV, pp. 57-58; Poggendorf, I, col. 529; Zeitlinger, 3rd supplement, 2574 (includes "Some further observations. . ..")

Title: On a new detonating compound. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCXIII, Part I.

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

Categories: Chemistry,

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1813.: 1813

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: S4654

Keywords: Chemistry