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Organic chemistry.

By: FUSON, Reynold C. & H. R. SNYDER.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons; London: Chapman & Hall, (1942).: 1942

Seller ID: S5946


8vo. viii, 506 pp. 32 tables, 14 figs. Blind-stamped green cloth, gilt spine. Ownership rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

A text-book of the physiological chemistry of the animal body including an account of the chemical changes occurring in disease.

By: GAMGEE, Arthur (1841-1909).

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1880-1893.: 1880

Seller ID: S3943


Two volumes. 234 x 160 mm. 8vo. xix, 487, [ads 1]; xix, 528 pp. 64 figs., numerous tables, index; 24 figs., tables (1 folding), index. Blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt spine; rubbed. Ex library bookplates, rubber stamps, pockets on rear paste-downs. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "In 1880 Gamgee published the first volume of 'A Textbook of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body.' The second volume appeared in 1893. The publication of this book marked an epoch in the progress of English physiological study." DNB. Arthur Gamgee received the MD in 1862 and became professor of phys... View more info

Sur l'acide lactique. Offprint: Annales de Chimie et de Physique, April 1833.

By: GAY-LUSSAC, Joseph Louis (1778-1850) & Theophile-Jules PELOUZE (1807-1867).

Price: $800.00

Publisher: [Paris:, n.p., 1833].: 1833

Seller ID: S9490


8vo. (214 x 138 mm) 16pp. Modern paper boards, original plain wrappers bound in. Presentation inscription "homage des auteurs á la Societe philomatique", bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. "Although Gay-Lussac is probably best known for his work in physical and inorganic chemistry, he also made a number of important contributions to organic chemistry. In 1810 Gay-Lussac and Thenard developed the pioneer work of Lavoisier on the quantitative combustion analysis of organic compounds. Whereas Lavoisier had burned a few inflammable substances in oxy... View more info

Traité de chimie organique

By: GERHARDT, Charles (1816-1856)

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Paris:, Fermin Didot Frères, 1: 3-1856

Seller ID: M1770

ISBN: 3939369375987

Condition: 1


Paris:: Fermin Didot Frères, 1. 3-1856. hardcover. 1. Four volumes. 224 x 149 mm. 8vo. Vol. I: 38 engraved figs. Vol. IV: index. Contemporary quarter green morocco, marbled boards, gilt spine, marbled endleaves. A former owner added to Vol. I a CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF GERHARDT (ALBUMEN PRINT), taken by Ch. Winter of Strasbourg, with the dates of Gerhardt's birth and death added on the verso in the hand of Gerhardt's son Charles; the carte-de-visite has been inlaid to size on an inserted leaf. Also inserted is a 2-page ALS, dated January 1883 from Gerhardt's son to an unidenti... View more info

Science as Public Culture; Chemistry and Enlightenment in Britain, 1760-1820.

By: GOLINSKI, Jan.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1992).: 1992

Seller ID: S12889


8vo. xi, 342 pp. 14 illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. RARE IN JACKET. Golinski is Associate Professor of History and Humanities, University of New Hampshire. Reviewed in The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 26 / Issue 01 / March 1993, pp. 93-93. ISBN: 780521394147 "Science as Public Culture joins a growing number of recent studies examining science as a practical activity in specific social settings. Jan Golinski considers the development of chemistry in Britain from 1760 to 1820, and relates it to the rise and subsequent eclipse of forms of civic life characteris... View more info

Ueber einige durch die Haarrohrchenanziehung des Papieres hervogebrachten Trennungswirkungen. Contained in: Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel, Dritter theil, Zweiter heft, pp. 249-255, 1861.

By: GOPPELSROEDER, Freidrich (1837-1919) & Christian Friedrich SCHONBEIN (1799-1868).

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Basel:, Schweghauseriche, 1861.: 1861

Seller ID: S9492


8vo. (218 x 139 mm) pp. [155]-295. Original printed yellow wrappers; covers lightly soiled. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Housed in a quarter tan calf clamshell box. Very good. FIRST PRINTING. This is an important work in the field of chromatography, describing the usefulness of color bands of different chemical reactions in porous materials for separation purposes, later of great use in clinical medicine. "In the 1860s, Christian Friedrich Schonbein and his student Friedrich Goppelsroeder published the first attempts to study the different rates at which different substances move through f... View more info

Geschichte der organischen Chemie. Erster band.

By: GRAEBE, Carl.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Julius Springer, 1920.: 1920

Seller ID: BL3974


8vo. x, 406 pp. Original half cloth, boards. Very good. View more info

"On the Motion of Gases. Parts I & II."

By: GRAHAM, Thomas.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Philosophical Transactions, 1846-1849.: 1846

Seller ID: S9407


4to. (290 x 230 mm). 573-631; 349-391 pp. 2 plates, tables. Modern orange paste paper boards, printed paper spine label. Fine. Thomas Graham (1805-1869) was a Scottish chemist, fellow of the Royal Society, and successor of Edward Turner as professor of chemistry at the University College, London (later the University of London). He was also the founder and first president of the London Chemical Society. He is best known for studies on the diffusion of gases and his discovery of dialysis. [DSB]. "With the death of John Dalton in 1844, Graham was left as the acknowledged dean of English che... View more info

The chemical industry during the nineteenth century. A Study of the Economic Aspect of Applied Chemistry in Europe and North America.

By: HABER, L. F.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, 1958.: 1958

Seller ID: S9493


8vo. x, 292 pp. Numerous tables, bibliog., index. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Fine. Scarce. Dust jacket present. View more info

Statical Essays: containing Haemastaticks. London, 1733.

By: HALES, Stephen (1677-1761).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: n.p.:, Pfizer Laboratories, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: M11005


Thin 8vo. [4], xxii, [6], 25, [5] pp. Quarter green leatherette over grey boards, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. "Stephen Hales, FRS . . . was an English physiologist, chemist and inventor. Hales studied the role of air and water in the maintenance of both plant and animal life. He gave accurate accounts of the movements of water in plants, and demonstrated that plants absorb air. Hales discovered the dangers of breathing stale air, and invented a ventilator which improved survival rates when employed on ships, in hospitals and in prisons. Hales is also credited with important... View more info

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The Chemists and the Word: The Didactic Origins of Chemistry.

By: HANNAWAY, Owen.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Baltimore and London:, Johns Hopkins University Press, (1975).: 1975

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL1219

ISBN: 0801816661


8vo. xiii, 165 pp. Illustrations, index. Red cloth, white stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket edges are worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Inscribed by author to Guerlac. ISBN: 0801816661 View more info

Dictionary of Organic Chemistry. The constitution and physical and chemical properties of the principal carbon compounds and their derivatives, together with the relevant literature references.

By: HEILBRON, I. M. (ed.).

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York:, Oxford University Press, 1934-38.: 1934

Seller ID: S9495


First edition. Three volumes. Large 8vo. xix, 706; xii, 846; xii, 943 pp. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles. Very good. Scarce. Sir Ian Morris Heilbron DSO FRS (1886-1959) was a British chemist and a Fellow of the Royal Society (elected 1931). He was knighted in 1946. The American Chemical Society honored him with its highest prize, the Priestley Medal, in 1945. First Edition. View more info

Les Theories de la Chimie Organique. Traduit sur la quatrieme edition Allemande; revue, augmentee et refondue, pars Marcel Thiers . .

By: HENRICH, Ferdinand August Karl (1871-).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris:, Payot, 1925.: 1925

Seller ID: BL3915


Series: Bibliotheque Scientifique. 8vo. viii, 644 pp. Index. Original printed wrappers; spine ends a bit worn. Very good. View more info

The Shape of Carbon Compounds. An Introduction to Organic Chemistry.

By: HERZ, Werner.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York:, W. A. Benjamin, 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: S8010


8vo. xii, 152 pp. Figs., glossary, index. Pictorial wrappers; a bit rubbed. Very good. View more info

Inorganic chemistry; a guide to advanced study.

By: HESLOP, R. B. & P. L. ROBINSON.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, etc.:, Elsevier, 1960.: 1960

Seller ID: S3720


Second printing. 230 x 155 mm. 8vo. viii, 555 pp. 136 tables, 294 figs., indexes. Maroon cloth, gilt spine, paste-downs with printed tables. Ownership signature. Very good. View more info

A concise history of chemistry.

By: HILDITCH, T. P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Methuen & Co., (1911).: 1911

Seller ID: S9032


First edition. 8vo. ix, 263, 48 ads.] pp. 16 illus. Original green cloth, blind-stamped cover title, gilt-stamped spine title; spine ends rubbed. Ownership marks on front flyleaf. Good. First Edition. View more info

"The Use of Neurospora for the Determination of Choline and Biotin in Milk Products."

By: HODSON, A. Z.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 157, no. 1. No place:, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: S8582


8vo. 383-385 pp. Original printed wrappers; creased, else fine. Ownership signature of Horowitz. View more info

Studien zur chemischen Dynamik nach J. H. van't Hoff's etude de dynamique chimique. Bearbeitet von Ernst Cohen. Met einem Vorwort von prof. Dr. J. H. van't Hoff.

By: HOFF, Jacobus Henricus van't.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Frederick Muller; Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1896.: 1896

Seller ID: S3613


254 x 172 mm. Octavo. vi, 282, [9] pp. 49 figures, tables, indexes. Modern quarter red morocco, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt spine, ORIGINAL PRINTED WRAPPERS BOUND IN. Unopened. Gift inscription on top wrapper. Fine. FIRST EDITION, as such (revised by Cohen). This is the revised and enlarged edition of van't Hoff's epoch-making book on chemical dynamics which applied the laws of thermodynamics to chemical reactions and equilibrium with results of great general importance. It was first published in 1884 in French. Dr. Ernst Cohen (1869-19440, who revised this edition, succeeded van't Hof... View more info

Chemical Mutagens. Principles and Methods for Their Detection. Volumes 1-7.

By: HOLLAENDER, Alexander, & Frederick J. DE SERRES (eds.).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York:, Plenum Press, 1971-1982.: 1971

Seller ID: S8583


Seven volumes. 8vo. Various paginations. Numerous photos & illus., indexes. Boards, dust-jackets; jacket extremities slightly rubbed. A FINE SET. FIRST EDITION. Mammoth illustrated study of chemical mutagens. First Edition. View more info

Handbuch der physiologische- und pathologisch-chemischen Analyse fur Arzte und Studirende.

By: HOPPE-SEYLER, Felix (1825-1895).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Berlin:, August Hirschwald, 1865.: 1865

Seller ID: M11476


8vo. (230 x 155 mm). viii, 404 pp. Color lithographed frontis., text-illustrations, index; frontis. and title a bit dust-soiled, marginal browning. Contemporary quarter calf and corners with decorative boards, gilt-stamped red leather spine label; extremities worn. University of Oxford, Department of Biochemistry (rubber stamp). Good. Second Edition. "Hoppe-Seyler, one of the greatest of the physiological chemists, founded the Zeitschrift fur physiologische Chemie and wrote a classical textbook on the subject." [Garrison & Morton]. DSB, VI, pp. 504-506; See Garrison & Morton 701. View more info