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Arnold O. Beckman: One Hundred Years of Excellence. Foreword by James D. Watson.

By: THACKRAY, Arnold & Minor MYERS, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Chemical Heritage Foundation, (2000).: 2000

Seller ID: BL2328

ISBN: 0941901238


Series: Chemical Heritage Foundation Series in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 4to. xvii, 379 pp. Photos (some in color), index. Green cloth, silver stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. This volume include a CD-ROM with video of Beckman detailing his life and work. ISBN: 0941901238 View more info

Essays in Historical Chemistry.

By: THORPE, Sir Edward.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1923.: 1923

Seller ID: S8424


Reprint. Thick 8vo. xii, 601 pp. Blue cloth, gilt spine; spine ends slightly frayed. Early ownership inscription (crossed out in ink). Very good. View more info

Famous chemists; the men and their work.

By: TILDEN, Sir William A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York:, George Routledge & Sons & E. P. Dutton, 1921.: 1921

Seller ID: S10081


8vo. xvi, 296 pp. Frontis., 37 figs., index. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover ornament, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed. Typed ownership label and ownership marks on front endpaper. Very good. View more info

An Introduction to Chemistry. A Pandemic Text . . . With a Foreword by John Johnston.

By: TIMM, John Arrend.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York:, McGraw-Hill, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: S8153


First edition. 8vo. xviii, 561 pp. Photos, figs., index. Green cloth, gilt spine; spine ends slightly frayed, only ex-library marks are blind stamp on title, bookplates & rubber stamps on front free end-paper, paper spine label. Early ownership signature. Bookplate & rubber stamp (top edge) of Lawrence Badash. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Chemistry for Photographers.

By: TOWNSEND, Charles F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Spon & Chamberlain, 1897.: 1897

Seller ID: S8154


First edition. 8vo. 158, [ads.] 32 pp. Numerous figs., tables; early pencil marginalia on rear endleaf. Gilt stamped red cloth; inner hinge cracked, extremities slightly nicked. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Analytical chemistry. Authorized translation by William T. Hall.

By: TREADWELL, Frederick Pearson (1857-1918).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons; London: Chapman & Hall, 1908-1909.: 1908

Seller ID: S2306


Two volumes. 253 x 156 mm. 8vo. xi, 469; x, 654, 19 [ads] pp. Vol. I: color double-page frontis., 17 tables, 14 figs., index; 96 figs., tables, index. Blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt spine. Ex library blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution Solar Observatory, small ms. spine label. Fine. MIXED SET: Vol. I: Second English from the Fourth German edition; Vol. II: First edition, corrected (fifth thousand). Frederick Treadwell was a Swiss professor of chemistry who taught at the Zurich Polytechnic. One of his pupils was Alfred Werner who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1913. See: Partington, ... View more info

A Guide to Archives and Manuscript Collections in the History of Chemistry and Chemical Technology.

By: TSELOS, George D.; Colleen WICKEY.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Center for the History of Chemistry, (1987).: 1987

Seller ID: BL3136

ISBN: 094190105X


28 cm. viii, 198 pp. Illus., indices. Pictorial printed wrappers; yellow stain on spine. Burndy bookplate. Very good +. ISBN: 094190105x View more info

Elements of Chemistry, Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the Science. With notes and emendations by Franklin Bache.

By: TURNER, Edward (1797-1836).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Thomas, Cowperthwait, 1840.:

Seller ID: S11244


Sixth American edition. Thick 8vo. xvi, 666, [1] pp. Index; light foxing throughout. Mottled sheep, gilt-stamped spine; edges heavily rubbed, front cover divots. Good. View more info

Martinus Van Marum life and work. Chapter II: Teyler's Museum; Chapter III: The Interaction of Ideas and Instruments in Van Marum's Work on Chemistry and Electricity, by T.H. Levere.

By: VAN MARUM, Martin (Martinus).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haarlem:, Hollandsche Maatschappij Der Wetenschappen, [1973].: 1973

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S12941


2 offprints. pp. 39-102; 103-122. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to L. Pearce Williams. View more info

A History of Chemistry from earliest times to the present day. Being also an introduction to the study of the science. Translated with the author's sanction by George McGowan. Second English edition, translated from the second German edition, with numerous additions and alterations.

By: Von Meyer, Ernst (1847-1916).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London & New York:, Macmillan, 1898.: 1898

Seller ID: RH1632


8vo. xxiii, 631 pp. Index. Original dark green cloth; corners and spine ends quite worn, hinges mended. Good. See: Ralph E. Oesper, Ernst von Meyer (1847-1916), J. Chem. Educ., 1944, vol. 21 (3), p 107. View more info

"The thermal polymerization of methyl methacrylate."

By: WALLING, Cheves and Emorene R. BRIGGS.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: In:, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 68, No. 7, July 19, 1946.: 1946

Seller ID: M7002


256 x 192 mm. Large 8vo. Pages 1141-1145. [Entire Volume: 1141-1680 pp.] 5 figs, 3 tables. Black cloth, gilt spine. Ex library spine number, pocket on rear paste-down. Ownership rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

A Manual of Chemistry, on the Basis of Professor Brande's; Containing the Principal Facts of the Science, Arranged in the Order in Which They Are Discussed and Illustrated in the Lectures at Harvard University, N.E.; The United States Military Academy, West Point; Brown University, Amherst, and Several Other Colleges in the United States. Compiled from the Works of the Most Distinguished Chemists. Designed as a Text Book for the Use of Students, and Persons Attending Lectures on Chemistry.

By: WEBSTER, John W.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston:, Richardson and Lord, 1828.: 1828

Seller ID: S11414


Second edition, comprehending the recent discoveries. 8vo. xi, [1], 619, [1] pp. 9 plates (, pl. IV bound facing p. 456, plates 8 and 9 bound toward the beginning), figures; plates slightly foxed. Original calf, gilt-stamped red leather spine label; spine replaced with kozo, title label chipped. Very good. The author of this work, John White Webster (1811-1850), was a Harvard chemistry professor, respected lecturer, and editor of chemical works. However, his promising career was cut short after he was charged and hanged for the murder of George Parkman over an unpaid debt in a highly sensatio... View more info

Die Hydrazine.

By: WIELAND, Heinrich Otto (1877-1957).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart:, Ferdinand Enke, 1913.: 1913

Seller ID: S1548


Series: Chemie in Einzeldarstellungen, Band V. 8vo. x, 244, [ads. 2] pp. Numerous diagrams, index. Original printed orange wrappers. Rubber stamps and signature of Wilhelm Friedrich Ritter, Vienna. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Prolific author of over 350 papers and several books, of which this is one of his most important. "Wieland's most significant work during his early career was the chemistry of the hydrazines, a project that led him to the discovery of the first known nitrogen free radicals." "Wieland's best-known work . . . concerned the structure of bile acids, for which he re... View more info

Introduction to Chemical Science.

By: WILLIAMS, R. P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston:, Ginn & Co., 1893.: 1893

Seller ID: S8180


Later printing. 8vo. xvi, 214 pp. Engraved frontis., figs., index; occasional early pencil marginalia. Brown cloth; spine ends & corners rubbed. Early ownership signature of R. L. Dreyer. Very good. View more info

Untersuchungen Uber Chlorophyll. Methoden und Ergebnisse.

By: WILLSTATTER, Richard (1872-1942) & Arthur STOLL.

Price: $183.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Julius Springer, 1913.: 1913

Seller ID: M1844


At head of title: Aus dem Kaiser Wilhelm-Institut fUr Chemie. 227 x 159 mm. 8vo. viii, 424 pp. 16 figs., tables, bibliog., index, 11 plates (some with photographic figs.). Quarter red cloth, marbled boards, paper spine label with ms. title; rubbed. Rubber stamp of Prof. Schroeder on title, ownership signature of Robert Herbst. Very good. FIRST EDITION. The high point of Willstatter's chemical work was attained during 1905-1914, in his studies on chlorophyll and the anthocyanins. This is one in a series of publications in which Willstatter and Stoll sought to explain photosynthesis. Willstatte... View more info

Aus Meinem Leben. Von Arbeit, Muße und Freunden. Herausgegeben und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Arthur Stoll, Basel.

By: WILLSTATTER, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Weinheim:, Verlag Chemie, (1958).: 1958

Seller ID: BL3795


Second edition. 8vo. [viii], 463 pp. Color frontis., 32 plates, index. Red cloth, dust-jacket. Publisher's cardboard slip-case. Very good +. Richard Martin Willstatter (1872 – 1942), was a German organic chemist whose study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll included, won him the 1915 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Later translated into English in 1965. View more info

Zusammenstellung der Patente auf dem Gebiete der organischen Chemie, 1877 bis 1905. Geordnet nach dem Charakter der chemischen Verbindungen und mit einleitenden Ubersichten der Darstellungsweisen, der Konstitutionen und Gesetzmassigkeiten. [I: Organische Verbindungen; II: Organische Farbstoffe; III: Verzeichnisse, auslandische Patente, Register].

By: WINTHER, Adolf.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Giessen:, Alfred Topelmann (J. Ricker), 1908-1910.: 1908

Seller ID: DL1206


3 volumes. Volume one: [ohne Farbstoffcharakter]. 4to. [viii], 1382; viii, 1680; [iv], 650 pp. Pocket at rear of vol. II. Original olive-green (grayish) linen with black lettering; unusually fine save for head of spine of vol. II being frayed. Rubber stamp on title-pages of Professor Marston Taylor Bogert, Columbia University, New York. Very good +. First and only edition of this standard on German organic chemistry patents, including dystuffs. "Finally, as comprehensive compilations of the patent specifications relating to the dyestuffs accompanied by critical comment, mention should be ... View more info

A History of Chemical Theory; from the age of Lavoisier to the present time. Translated and edited by Henry Watts.

By: WURTZ, Adolf.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: RH1486

ISBN: 0405139608


Facsimile of: London: Macmillan, 1869. Series: The Development of Science, Sources for the History of Science. 8vo. 220 pp. Beige/tan cloth stamped in red. Fine. ISBN: 0405139608 View more info

Color Chemistry Syntheses, Properties and Applications of Organic Dyes and Pigments.

By: ZOLLINGER, Heinrich.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York):, VCH, (1987).: 1987

Seller ID: S9558


8vo. xii, 367 pp. Text formulae, refs., index. Printed color boards. Fine. Scarce. Very clean. View more info

Society of Chemical Industry in Basle. 1884-1934.

By: [Anonymous]

Price: $150.00

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

Seller ID: S4305LV


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