Author:LABARRAQUE, Antoine Germain (1777-1850)

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De l'emploi des chlorures d'oxide de sodium et de chaux.

By: LABARRAQUE, Antoine Germain (1777-1850).

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: [Paris]:, (Madame Huzard, 1825).: 1825

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M1784


196 x 127 mm. 8vo. 48 pp. Tears at page 47 repaired with only minor loss of text, some staining and spotting on various leaves. Modern marbled wrappers. Housed in a cloth clam-shell box, red gilt-stamped leather label on spine of box. Bookplate of Haskell Norman. INSCRIBED by the author to Pierre Adolph Piorry. Very good. SCARCE. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO PIERRE ADOLPHE PIORRY. The first disinfecting agent. Privately printed account of Labarraque's use of alkali hypochlorite as a disinfectant, using sodium hypochlorite solution ("Labarraque's liquid"). After ... View more info

Instructions and Observations Concerning the Use of the Chlorides of Soda and Lime . . . Translated by Jacob Porter.

By: LABARRAQUE, Antoine Germain (1777-1850).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New Haven:, William Storer, Jun., 1840.: 1840

Seller ID: S8327


Third edition. 8vo. 30 pp. Occasional light marginal foxing, extremities worn. Original green printed wrappers; extremities worn. INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR "Library of Washington College, Presented by the Translator" (not signed). Very good. "First chlorine solution for disinfecting purposes." Garrison and Morton 5633. This work marked the beginning of scientific antisepsis, and was influential right on through the First World War. Garrison and Morton 5633; Partington 509; Wellcome III, p. 422 (1st ed.). View more info