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A Bibliography of Joseph Priestley, 1733-1804.

By: CROOK, Ronald E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (London):, Library Association, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: BL1771


Series: Library Association Bibliographies, No. 6. Tall 8vo. xiv, 202 pp. Indexes. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn. Bookplates of the Burndy Library and the Canterbury Free Library. Former library copy with the usual marks and defects. Very good. View more info

Historical Studies in the Language of Chemistry.

By: CROSLAND, Maurice P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, Heinemann, (1962).: 1962

Seller ID: RH1603


8vo. xvii, 406 pp. 5 pls., 7 figs., index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Ownership signature of Roger Hahn. Very good. View more info

Radovi Medunarodnog simpozija; Geometrija i Algebra Poetkom XVII Stoljea. Povodom 400-godisnjice rodenja Marina Getaldia, Dubrovnik, 29. IX-3. X 1968. . . i medicinskih nauka Jugoslavenske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti, 1969.

By: DADI, Zarko.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Zagreb:, Zagreb Institut za Povijest Prirodnih, Matematickih i Medicinskih Nauka Jugoslavenske Akad. Znanosti i Umjetnosti 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: RH1605


8vo. 198 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers; corner bumped. Very good. Rare. View more info

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A New System of Chemical Philosophy. Introduction by Alexander Joseph.

By: DALTON, John.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York:, Citadel Press, (1964).: 1964

Seller ID: S12472


8vo. xii, 168 pp. Illus. Printed wrappers. Very good. [br] View more info

The Cautionary Scientists: Priestley, Lavoisier, and the Founding of Modern Chemistry.

By: DAVIS, Kenneth S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: S6481


215 x 142 mm. 8vo. 256 pp. Figs., bibliog., index. Yellow cloth, dust jacket; jacket worn. ownership signature. Ownership signature. Good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Chymia: Annual Studies in the History of Chemistry, Nos. 1-12.

By: DAVIS, Tenney L. & Henry M. LEICESTER [eds.].

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1948-1967.: 1948

Seller ID: S11302


Series: Edgar F. Smith Memorial Collection: University of Pennsylvania. 8vo. [Various paginations]. Frontispieces, illustrations, indices. Blue cloth [Nos. 1-4], green cloth [No. 7], red cloth [Nos. 8 & 12], black cloth [No. 9], grey cloth [No. 10], yellow cloth [No. 11], gilt-stamped spines, dust-jackets; Nos. 1-4 lacking jackets. Rubber stamps, Burndy Library bookplates. Near fine. "The Chymia project was inspired by the resources of the E. F. Smith Memorial Collection, an internationally known resource for the study of the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the chemical in... View more info

New analytical researches on the nature of certain bodies, being an appendix to the Bakerian Lecture for 1808. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCIX, Part II.

By: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1809.: 1809

Seller ID: S4651


292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 450-470. [Entire issue: [iv], (189)-470, (371)-374, [6] pp.] Plates water-stained. Original plain blue wrappers; lacking spine. Very good. Here Davy "described further experiments on sulphur, phosphorus, muriatic acid, and on 'the substance produced during the passage of sulphur over ignited charcoal' (carbon disulphide) without perceiving its composition." Partington. DSB, III, p. 602; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 55; Partington, A history of chemistry, IV, p. 50; Poggendorf, I, col. 529. View more info

The Bakerian Lecture for 1809. On some new electrochemical researches, on various objects, particularly the metallic bodies, from the alkalies, and earths, and on some combinations of hydrogene. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCX, Part I.

By: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Price: $285.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1810.: 1810

Seller ID: S4652


292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 16-74. [Entire issue: [iv], [2], 147, [1 blank], 26 pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; top cover off and water-stained, spine heavily chipped. Very good. Davy's fourth Bakerian lecture, read to the Royal Society November 16, 1809. "Contains the discovery of hydrogen telluride, further investigations on ammonium, and some hasty speculations on the supposed composition of the elements." Partington. Arguments are given for considering potassium and sodium elementary bodies. "Gave further proofs of the elementary nature of potassium, and described the properti... View more info

Researches on the oxymuriatic acid, its nature and combinations; and on the elements of the muriatic acid. With some experiments on sulphur and phosphorus, made in the laboratory of the Royal Institution. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCX, Part II.

By: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1810.: 1810

Seller ID: S4653


292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 231-257. [Entire issue: [iv], [2], (149), 323, [7, 1 blank] pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; rear cover and last leaf off, spine heavily chipped. Very good. Discovery of Chlorine. Read to the Royal Society July 12, 1810. "In a paper read in July and in his fifth Bakerian lecture in November, he argued that oxymuriatic acid, contrary to his previous belief, was a simple body, and proposed for it the name 'chlorine.'" Encyclopaedia Britannica. DSB, III, pp. 602-603; Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed., VII, p. 872; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p... View more info

On a new detonating compound. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCXIII, Part I.

By: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1813.: 1813

Seller ID: S4654


292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 1-7. [Entire issue: iv, [2], 130, 26 pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; lacking spine. Very good. Read to the Royal Society November 5, 1812. "This was the first announcement in this country of the discovery of nitrogen chloride, which cost Dulong, its discoverer, three fingers and one eye, while even Davy and Faraday (his assistant), who were fully aware of its dangerous properties, were injured by an explosion when experimenting with it." Zeitlinger. DNB, V, p. 641; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 67; Partington, A history of chemistry, IV, p... View more info

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.

By: DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by W. Bulmer, 1813.: 1813

Seller ID: S4655


292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 242-251; 263-279. [Entire issue: [iv], (131), 310, [8] 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; Zeit... View more info

Les Brongniart.

By: DE LAUNAY, Louis.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris:, G. Rapilly et Fils, 1940.: 1940

Seller ID: RH1606


At head of title: Une Grande Famille de Savants. 8vo. 208 pp. Plates, illus. Original printed wrappers. Fine. RARE. Relates to the family that brought Alexandre Brongniart (1770-1847), the French chemist, mineralogist and zoologist – who was also the director of the famous Sevres porcelain factory. His father was the noted architect Alexandre-Theodore Brongniart (1739-1813). Alexandre's son was botanist Adolphe-Theodore Brongniart (1801-1876) – he became known as the "father of paleobotany" and a recipient of the Wollaston Medal in science. View more info

The English Paracelsians.

By: DEBUS, Allen G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Franklin Watts, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: S5110


Series: Watts History of Science Library. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 243 x 161 mm. 8vo. 222 pp. 6 plates, bibliog., index. Green cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Sammlung alterer quellenwerke zur lehre von der light-empfindlichkeit frischer purpurmaterie. Separatabdruck aus der II. auflage von Dedekinds "privatissimum fur purpurforscher."

By: DEDEKIND, Alexander (1856-1940) (ed.).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wien:, Im selbstverlage des herausgebers, 1906.: 1906

Seller ID: S9477


8vo. xxxii, 379 pp. Frontis., 5 plates (1 folding). Quarter maroon cloth over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine title; spine sun-faded. Faint ownership ink stamp on front endpaper. Very good. Very rare. This rare work details the history and production of purple dyestuff, "Researches on the Purple produced by Purpura Lapillus. – Augustin Letellier. – This mollusk is very common on the shores of Bretagne, and was formerly used by the Bretons in dyeing. The colour is generated in a yellowish white band. The purple is, in fact, produced by three substances, one of them yellow ... View more info

Grepen uit de historie der chemie.

By: DEVENTER, Charles M. van.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Haarlem:, H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: S9866


8vo. xx, 543 pp. Quarter mustard cloth over drab boards, original printed wrappers bound in. Bookplate of Charles Atwood Kofoid. Fine. View more info

Physikalisch-Chemisches Taschenbuch, unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher Fachgenossen. Band 1.

By: DRUCKER, Carl; Erich PROSKAUER.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1932-33.: 1932

Seller ID: BL4168


2 vols. VIII, 546; VI, [2], 481 pp. Numerous figs., index. Beige cloth; miss-matched bindings; spine laid down (vol. I). Blind-stamped title. Ex-library copy. As is. View more info

Lecons de Philosophie Chimique.

By: DUMAS, J.-B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris:, Gauthier-Villars, 1937.: 1937

Seller ID: RH1070


8vo. xxviii, 270 pp. Illus. two plates; slightly browned, few wrinkled. Printed wrappers; extremities a bit worn. Good. Scarce. View more info

Traite de chimie appliquee aux arts.

By: DUMAS, Jean Baptiste Andre (1800-1884).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Paris:, [Felix Locquin pour] Bechet jeune, [1828].: 1828

Seller ID: S6930


Three atlas volumes. Folio. 16; 17-42 pp. 1-16, 17-38; 38 (bis)-74 plates (of 147 plates); foxed. Vol. I and II in printed boards, third volume in original printed wrappers with explanation and plates loosely laid in. Very good. RARE. FIRST EDITION of the atlas volumes of Jean Baptiste Andre Dumas' early large work on practical chemistry. "In its treatment of the matter, and especially its arrangement, this remained a model for many subsequent text-books on technology." Meyer. Originally appeared in eight octavo text volumes with a folio atlas containing 147 pates and 91 pages of expl... View more info

Catalogue of Printed Works by and Memorabilia of Antoine Laurent Lavoisier 1743-1794.

By: DUVEEN, Denis I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Grolier Club, 1952.: 1952

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S10109


8vo. 79 pp. Original printed wrappers; lacks spine, covers soiled. This copy signed by the author, "kind regards" Denis Duveen. Good. View more info

Physical Conditions of Hydrocarbons. Volume I. Paraffins, Olefins, Acetylenes, and Other Aliphatic Hydrocarbons.

By: EGLOFF, Gustav.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, Reinhold, 1939.: 1939

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S8540


Volume one of five. First edition. 8vo. 403 pp. Tables. Blue cloth, gilt spine. INSCRIBED BY EGLOFF. A FINE COPY. First Edition. View more info