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292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 242-251; 263-279. [Entire issue: [iv], (131), 310,  pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; spine heavily chipped, last signature loose. Very good. I: Read to the Royal Society on July 1, 1813. II: Read to the Royal Society July 8 1813. "In the spring of 1813 he was engaged on the chemistry of fluorine, and though he failed to isolate the element, he reached accurate conclusions regarding its nature and properties." Encyclopaedia Britannica. I: DNB, V, p. 641; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 69; Partington, A history of chemistry, pp. 57-58; Zeitlinger, 3rd supplement, 2574 (with "On a new detonating compound.") II: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed., VII, p. 872; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 69; Partington, A history of chemistry, IV, pp. 58-59; Poggendorf, I, col. 529.
Title: Some further observations on a new detonating substance. with: "Some experiments and observations on the substances produced in different chemical processes on fluor spar." "In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCXIII, Part II.
Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1813.: 1813
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: S4655