By: GAY-LUSSAC, Joseph Louis (1778-1850) & Theophile-Jules PELOUZE (1807-1867).
[Paris:, n.p., 1833].: 1833
Seller ID: S9490
8vo. (214 x 138 mm) 16pp. Modern paper boards, original plain wrappers bound in. Presentation inscription "homage des auteurs a la Societe philomatique", bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. "Although Gay-Lussac is probably best known for his work in physical and inorganic chemistry, he also made a number of important contributions to organic chemistry. In 1810 Gay-Lussac and Thenard developed the pioneer work of Lavoisier on the quantitative combustion analysis of organic compounds. Whereas Lavoisier had burned a few inflammable substances in oxygen... View More...