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The Incompleat Chymist; being an essay on the eighteenth-century chemist in his laboratory, with a dictionary of obsolete chemical terms of the period.

By: EKLUND, Jon.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington:, Smithsonian institution Press, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: BL3185

Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology, Number 33. 28 cm. 49 pp. Illus. Pictorial printed wrappers; extremities rubbed, corner bent. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boca Raton:, CRC Press, (2000).: 2000

Seller ID: M9453

ISBN: 0849302412

8vo. 141 pp. Pictorial wrappers. FINE. ISBN: 0849302412 View more info

The History of Chemistry in Finland 1828-1918. With chapters on the political, economic and industrial background.

By: ENKVIST, Terje.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Helsinki:, Finnish Society of Sciences (Societas Scientiarum Fennica), 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: RH1607

ISBN: 9516530117

Series: The History of Learning and Science in Finland 1828-1918, no. 6. 8vo. 161 pp. Plates, index. Printed wrappers; a bit creased. Very good. ISBN: 9516530117 View more info

Grundriss der Physikalishen Chemie fur Studierende der chemie und verwandter facher.

By: EUKEN, Arnold.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: S9563

8vo. xii, 505 pp. 99 text figs., index. Grey cloth, black-stamped cover and spine titles; spine ends frayed, joints rubbed. Ownership signature on front endpaper. Good. View more info

The structure and properties of ionic melts. Discussions of the Faraday Society, No. 32.


Price: $17.00

Publisher: Aberdeen:, Faraday Society, (1962).: 1962

Seller ID: S9622

8vo. 267, [4] pp. Green cloth, black-stamped cover and spine titles. Typed ownership label, ink stamps. Very good. View more info

Great Chemists.

By: FARBER, Eduard (ed.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & London:, Interscience, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: BL4079

Thick 8vo. xxvi, 1642 pp. Illus., index. Cloth-backed boards. Very good. Comprehensive study of the great chemists with numerous contributors giving detailed portraits of such figures as: Boerhaave, Henry Cavendish, Lavoisier, Boyle, Berzelius, Bunsen, Pasteur, Mendeleev, Berthelot, & Faraday. View more info

A Pictorial History of Chemistry.


Price: $95.00

Publisher: London:, William Heinemann, (1939).: 1939

Seller ID: BL2286

First edition in English. 8vo. viii, 214 pp. Illustrations. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. First Edition. View more info

Some Early Treatises on Technological Chemistry.

By: Ferguson, John.

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Glasgow: Royal Philosophical Society, 1888-1916; Mansfield Centre:, Martino, [n.d.: 2004].: 2004

Seller ID: S6579

Reprint of the 1889-1916 edition. Six parts in one volume. 8vo. 34; 12; 12; 29; 43; 55 pp. Illustrated. Cloth. New. Seldom found complete with all six parts in the original edition. Ferguson's contributions to the history and bibliography of chemistry are important and still useful. View more info

Historia de una Facultad: Química, 1916-1983.

By: FERNÁNDEZ, Horacio García.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Mexico City):, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1985.: 1985

Seller ID: S11320

ISBN: 9688375160

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 295 pp. Printed wrappers; corners and spine creased. Burndy Library donation bookplate of Thomas F. Glick, a professor of history at Boston University. Very good. ISBN: 9688375160 First Edition. View more info

Die Entwicklung der Chemischen Technik bis zu den Anfangen der Grossindustrie: ein technologisch-historischer Versuch.

By: FESTER, Gustav Anselm (1886-).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Wiesbaden:, Martin Sandig, (1969).: 1969

Seller ID: BL3909

Reprint of 1923 first edition. 8vo. VI, 225 pp. Index. Blue cloth. Fine. Fester specialized in industrial chemistry. This work traces the development of chemical industry from the earliest times to the beginning of the nineteenth century. See: F. J. Moore, A History of Chemistry, (1918), p. 8. First Edition. View more info

Die Entwicklungsgeschichte der Chemie, eine Studie.


Price: $22.00

Publisher: Basel:, Verlag Birkhauser, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: BL3025

Series: Wissenschaft und Kultur, band 2. 8vo. xv, 425 pp. Frontis., illus., index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth; corners dented, rubbed. Harvard library rubber ink stamps and bookplate, blind-embossed stamp on title and elsewhere. Good. View more info

Untersuchungen aus verschiedenen gebieten; vortrage und abhandlungen allgemeinen inhalts. Herausgegeben von Max Bergmann.

By: FISCHER, Emil (1852-1919).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Julius Springer, 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: BL4175

Series: Emile Fischer Gesammelte Werke. Thick 8vo. X, 914 pp. Index. Black gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed. Generally very good. Original edition. Fischer, German chemist, was the 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on sugar and purine synthesis. View more info

Ueber eine neue Klasse von Schlafmitteln. Contained in: Die Therapie der Gegenwart, pp. [97]-101. March 1903.

By: FISCHER, Herman Emil (1852-1919) & Joseph von MERING (1849-1908).

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Berlin & Vienna:, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1903.: 1903

Seller ID: S9484

4to. (265 x 177 mm) pp. [97]-144. Modern black cloth boards, gilt-stamped spine title. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST PRINTING of the discovery of diethyl barbituric acid. Fischer received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1902. "Berlin chemist Emil Fischer and Joseph von Mering synthesized diethyl barbituric acid or barbitone (Veronal) in 1902. They described their discovery in "Ueber eine neue Klasse von Schlafmitteln", Therapie Gegenwart 44:97-101, 1903. The parent compound, barbituric acid, was first synthesised by Adolf von Baeyer in 1864, but barbituric acid is not it... View more info

Ueber eine neue Klasse von Schlafmitteln.

By: FISCHER, Herman Emil (1852-1919) & Joseph von MERING (1849-1908).

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Berlin & Wien:, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1903.: 1903

Seller ID: S9485

8vo. (175 x 115 mm) 16 pp.; two short marginal tears not affecting text. Original printed wrappers; centre fold mark. Exlib ink stamp on cover, bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION of the discovery of diethyl barbituric acid. "Fischer and Mering investigate the hypnotic effect of various derivatives of barbituric acid and related substances. . . This led to the seminal discovery of the hypnotic action of diethylbarbituric acid." This work introduced an entirely new synthetic drug called Veronal, a barbiturate family still of major importance in clinical medicine. ... View more info

Philisophie Chimique, ou Verites Fondamentales de la Chimie Moderne, Disposees dans un nouvel ordre.

By: FOURCROY, Antoine Francis de.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Paris:, Chez Du Pont Imprimeur-Libraire, "l'an III de la Republique" [1795].: 1795

Seller ID: S11102

Second edition. 8vo. 174 pp. Faint stain to p. 174. Original light blue paper-backed boards; covers foxed, but binding firm. Near fine. ". . . [In] his article "Axoimes" in the second volume of Encyclopedie methodique (1792) he classified the chief facts of chemistry under twelve headings. When published separately as a little book entitled Philosophie Chimique (1792), this proved to be a very popular summary of antiphlogistic chemistry and was translated into four languages" ((DSB, Vol. V, 90). Fourcroy (1755-1809) was a French chemist and contemporary of Antoine Lavoisier. H... View more info

Systeme des Connaissances Chimiques, et de Leurs Applications aux Phenomenes Nature et de l'Art.

By: FOURCROY, Antoine Francois de (1755-1809).

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Paris:, Baudouin, [1801-02].: 1801

Seller ID: S11104

Ten volumes [of eleven], numbered 1-10. 8vo. [4], clxxvi, 291, [1]; [4], 352, [2]; [4], 344, [1]; [4], 323, [1]; [4], 396, [1]; [4], 341, [1]; [4], 377, [1]; [4], 330, [1]; [4], 447, [1]; [4], 420, [2] pp. Full tree calf, gilt-stamped spines, gilt-stamped black leather spine labels, marbled end-leaves, green place-keeping ribbons; extremities lightly rubbed, occasional cover divots. All volumes "SIGNED" with the publisher's facsimile stamps representing the signatures of the author and publisher verso title-page. Near fine. NICELY PRESERVED SET IN ORIGINAL CALF. "Fourcroy's chief ... View more info

A manual of elementary chemistry, theoretical and practical by. . .. From the seventh revised and corrected London edition. Edited by Robert Bridges.

By: FOWNES, George (1815-1849).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Blanchard and Lea, 1859.: 1859

Seller ID: S9294

197 x 130 mm. 8vo. xxiv, 37-600 pp. 197 figs., tables, index. Full contemporary sheep, black leather spine labels, gilt spine; rubbed, outer hinges starting. Early book-label of Charles H. Boardman. Very good. LATER AMERICAN EDITION. Fownes' Manual of elementary chemistry (1844) was a very popular textbook or half a century." DSB, V, pp. 103-104. View more info

Bestimmung des Brechungs-und Farbenzerstreuungs-Vermogens Verschiedener Glasarten im Bezug auf die Vervollkommnung achromatischer Fernrohre.

By: FRAUNHOFER, Joseph (1787-1824).

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1905.: 1905

Seller ID: BL4369

Series: Ostwald's Klassiker der Exakten Wissenschaften, 150. Sm. 8vo. 36 pp. Folding plate. Original gray cloth. Waterstained throughout. Good. View more info

Colorimetry: Its Applications in Analytical and Clinical Practice. Authorized English Translation by Frank Bamford.

By: FREUND, Hugo.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [Wetzlar]:, Published by the author, 1932.: 1932

Seller ID: S9626

8vo. (210 x 152 mm). 255 pp. Illustrations. Quarter bluish-green cloth, printed paper boards, black-stamped spine title. Previous owner's inked signature and bookseller's rubber stamp on front pastedown. Very good. Rare. View more info

Heidelberger Professoren aus dem 19. Jahrhundert. Festschrift der Universitat zur Zentenarfeier ihrer Erneuerung durch Karl Friedrich. Zweiter Band.

By: FRIEDRICH, Karl; Universitat Heidelberg.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heidelberg:, Carl Winter, 1903.: 1903

Seller ID: BL3972

Volume 2 only. Tall 8vo. IV, 479 pp. Plain wrappers. Fine. Volume two: Friedrich Arnold / Max Furbringer. F.A. May und die beiden Nagele / Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer (1837-1914) – German gynecologist. Maximilian Joseph von Chelius, Karl Otto Weber, Gustav Simon / Vincenz Czerny. Nikolaus Friedreich / Wilhelm Erb. Die grundung der Universitats-augenklinik und ihre ersten Direktoren / Theodor Leber. Willy Kuhne / Theodor Leber. Ferdinand Schweins und Otto Hesse / Moritz Cantor. Gustav Robert Kirchhof / Friedrich Pockels. Wilhelm Kofmeister / Ernst Pfitzer. Viktor Meyer / Theodor Curtius (185... View more info