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On certain mechanical properties of metals considered in relation to the periodic law. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. (A.) For the year MDCCCLXXXVIII, Volume 179.

By: ROBERTS-AUSTEN, Sir William Chandler (1843-1902).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Harrison & Sons, 1889.]: 1889

Seller ID: S4283


297 x 233 mm. 4to. Pages 339-349. 1 fig., 1 table, 1 lithographic plate. Dis-bound. In 1885 Roberts-Austen "began a study of the effect of small amounts of impurity on the tensile strength of standard gold. This work was developed in the next few years and was considered in a paper of 1888 that was an early example of the interpretation of the properties of a range of elements in terms of the periodic classification of the elements." DSB. "As the outcome of a research on the effects of admixture of impurities on the mechanical properties of pure metals, the alloys-research committ... View more info

Edward Frankland: Chemistry, Controversy and Conspiracy in Victorian England.

By: RUSSELL, Colin A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1996).: 1996

Seller ID: BL2097

ISBN: 0521496365


FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. xx, 535 pp. Illustrations, tables, indexes. Burgundy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0521496365 First Edition. View more info

Lebensgeschichte eines Kohlenstoff-Atoms.

By: SCHMID, Dr. Helmut.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stuttgart:, Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, 1946.: 1946

Seller ID: S13129


20 cm. 93, [3] pp. 23 figs.; paper browned [war-time production]. Original printed boards; spine chipped but with neat repairs. Good. View more info

Bericht uber die verhandlungen der naturforschenden gesellschaft in Basel.

By: SCHONBEIN, Christian Friedrich (1799-1868).

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Basel:, Wilhelm Hass, 1835-1852.: 1835

Seller ID: S9528


Ten volumes in 9, Parts 1-10. Small 8vo. (201 x 121 mm) [4], 89, [blank]; 107, [blank]; 96; 118, [errata, blank]; 272; 136; 141, [3 blank], 92; 100; 258 pp. Foxed throughout. Parts 1-3, 5-6 & 9-10 in original wrappers (housed in a modern slipcase), parts 4 & 7-8 in modern half calf over paper boards, gilt-ruled spines, gilt-stamped spine titles. Bookplates of Andras Gedeon. Very good. FIRST EDITION. These papers contain Schonbein's important work on ozone and his invention of cellulose nitrate (also called guncotton or pyroxolin) and collodion. Collodion, or as Abel calls it celloidin, is a s... View more info

Die chemie des Steinkohlentheers mit besonderer berucksichtigung der kunstlichen organischen farbstoffe. Erster band Die Rohmaterialien mit eingedruckten abbildungen.

By: SCHULTZ, Gustav Theodor August Otto (1851-1928).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1900.: 1900

Seller ID: S9529


Third edition. 8vo. [10], 308 pp. 3 figs., numerous formulae, index. Original half maroon morocco over black cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; minor kozo treatment. Embossed stamp of John M. Andreas on front endpaper. Very good. Important work which went to several editions, on coal-tar color organic dyes. "In 1856, William Henry Perkin discovered the first synthetic organic dye, called mauve. Discoveries of similar dyes soon followed and they quickly became used to color foods, drugs, and cosmetics. Because these dyes were first produced from by-products of coal processing, they were know... View more info

Die Fabrikation pharmazeutischer und chemish-technischer Produkte.

By: SCHWYZER, Julius.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Julius Springer, (1944).: 1944

Seller ID: S9530


8vo. viii, 487 pp. 126 text figs., index. Blue cloth, black-stamped spine title; spine lightly rubbed. Embossed stamp of John M. Andreas. Very good. RARE. View more info

Molecular Machinery, the Principles and Powers of Chemistry.

By: SCOTT, Basil.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: (Cambridge):, Basil Blackwell, (1989).: 1989

Seller ID: S12781

ISBN: 0631164413


First edition. 8vo. [viii], 192 pp. Figures, index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. [br] ISBN: 0631164413 First Edition. View more info

Report on hygrometric methods; first part, including the saturation method and the chemical method, and dew-point instruments. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. (A.) For the year MDCCCLXXXVIII, Volume 179.

By: SHAW, Sir William Napier (1854-1945).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London:, Harrison & Sons, 1889.]: 1889

Seller ID: S4296


297 x 233 mm. 4to. Pages 73-149. 6 figs., numerous tables, 1 lithographic plate. Dis-bound. William Shaw studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow in 1879. In that year he began his studies on hygrometric methods and instruments. As a result of this work, Shaw was appointed a member of the Meteorological Council in 1897. He became director of the Meteorological Office in 1905; under his administration the Meteorological Office was transformed through the introduction of a trained scientific staff that emphasized studies of the physics of the atmosphere. DNB, 1941-1950, ... View more info

The Chemical Process Industries.

By: SHREVE, R. Norris.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York & London:, McGraw-Hill, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: S9531


8vo. xiii, 957 pp. Numerous text figs. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Embossed stamp of John M. Andreas on front endpaper. Fine. RARE. Dust jacket present. View more info

The chemical elements and their compounds.

By: SIDGWICK, Nevil Vincent (1873-1952).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, (1951).: 1951

Seller ID: S9673


Two volumes. xxxii, 853; vi, (855)-1703 pp. Black cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles, dust jackets. Fine. First edition, reprinted. "Sidgwick's wish to publish 4 new books and volume 2 of The Electronic Theory of Valency was sadly never realised, mainly due to his other commitments, but in part due to the rate at which experimental results from new techniques were being reported. The onset of World War II restricted Sidgwick's opportunities to travel, even visits to London were rare and the blitz made these visits unappealing. The war also meant that the flood of new data slowed down such t... View more info

Principles of automatic chemical analysis. Contained in: Standard Methods of Clinical Chemistry, Vol. 5, pp. 31-42, 1965.

By: SKEGGS, Leonard T. (1918- 2002).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York & London:, Academic Press, 1965.: 1965

Seller ID: S9535


8vo. xvii, 288 pp. Blue cloth, white-stamped cover and spine titles. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Very good. FIRST EDITION of THE INVENTION OF AUTOMATED CLINICAL ANALYSIS. "The automation technology introduced by Skeggs has become the indispensable backbone of modern clinical chemistry laboratories." [Gedeon]. "The autoanalyzer represented a significant advance in medical laboratory technology in the 20th century. This device, developed by Leonard T. Skeggs, ended the days in which laboratory technicians spent hours mixing reagents to test for substances in blood or urine. The auto... View more info

Sermons of a chemist.

By: SLOSSON, Edwin E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape, (1926).: 1926

Seller ID: S0375


8vo. vii, 319 pp. Index. Red cloth. Ex-library stamp on front paste-down, else fine. View more info

Chemistry & atomic structure. With an introduction by professor G. T. Morgan.

By: SMITH, John David Main.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: London:, Ernest Benn, 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: S0377


Dedicated to Alfred Werner. 8vo. 221 pp. 20 diagrams, index. Red cloth. Ex-Carnegie. View more info

Society of Chemical Industry in Basle. 1884-1934.

By: Society of Chemical Industry

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (Zurich:, J. E. Wolfensberger), n.d.:

Seller ID: LV1054


318 x 247 mm. 4to. 85 pp. Numerous illustrations, 14 plates (12 color). Gilt-stamped red cloth, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn at extremities. Slip cover. Fine. RARE. View more info

Recent Advances in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry. Seventh edition.

By: STEWART, Alfred W.; Cecil L. WILSON.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Longmans, Green (1948).: 1948

Seller ID: BL4316


3 vols. 8vo. xiv, 512; ix, 447; xi, 387 pp. 7 plates, numerous diagrams, index. Green gilt-stamped cloth. Very good. Some of the contents: line spectra, phenomena of radioactivity, isotopes, isobars, deuterium, disintegration of the atomic nucleus, structure of the nucleus, x-rays and the structure of crystals, new hydrides, emission band spectra, etc. View more info

Chemistry and Recent Progress in Medicine.

By: STIEGLITZ, Julius.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Williams & Wilkins, 1926. Johns Hopkins University, Scool of Medicine, Charles E. Dohme Memorial Lectureship, Second course, 192: 1926

Seller ID: M10491


Baltimore:: Williams & Wilkins, 1926. Johns Hopkins University, Scool of Medicine, Charles E. Dohme Memorial Lectureship, Second course, 1924., 1926. Thin 8vo. viii, 62 pp. Blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Bookplate of Charles Franklin Hoover, bookplate and embossed stamp of Library of the Cleveland Medical Library Association. Fine. View more info

The story of early chemistry.

By: STILLMAN, John Maxson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & London:, D. Appleton & Co., 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: S10082


8vo. xiii, 566 pp. Bibliog., index. Ribbed blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Bookplate of J. Andre Desrosiers. Fine. View more info

"The Role of High-Energy Phosphate Bonds in Biosynthesis."

By: STREET, H. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Science Progress, vol. XXXVIII, no. 149, 1950.: 1950

Seller ID: S8758


8vo. 43-66 pp. Figs. Printed wrappers. Ownership rubber stamp of Norman Horowitz. FINE. View more info

"Chemical Substances Inducing Excystment of the Resting Cysts of Colpoda Duodenaria."

By: STRICKLAND, A. G. R., & A. J. HAAGEN-SMIT.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Offprint from: J. Cell. and Comp. Physiol., vol. 30, no. 3. Philadelphia:, The Wistar Institute, 1947.: 1947

Seller ID: S8760


8vo. 381-390 pp. Figs. Printed wrappers. Ownership rubber stamp & signature of Norman Horowitz. FINE. View more info

Argon, a New Constituent of the Atmosphere.

By: STRUTT, John, third Baron Rayleigh (1842-1919) & William RAMSAY (1852-1916).

Price: $400.00

Publisher: City of Washington:, Smithsonian Institution, 1896.: 1896

Seller ID: S9543


Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 1033. 4to. (321 x 240 mm) [4], 43 pp. 5 text figs. Original gilt- and blind-stamped green cloth. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF THE DISCOVERY OF ARGON. Argon was the first of the inert gases to be discovered and both Rayleigh and Ramsay claimed to be the first to identify it, eventually agreeing to submit a joint paper. It was largely a result of this work that won Rayleigh the Nobel Prize for Physics and Ramsay the prize for chemistry in 1904. Ramsay later went on to identify and isolate helium, krypton, neon and xenon. ... View more info