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Physiologische chemie: Allgemeine Biologie, Specielle physiologische chemie, I. Die verdauung und resorption der nahrstoffe; II. Blut, respiration, lymphe, chylus; III. die organe des thierkorpers und ihre functionen, der gesammtstoffwechsel der thiere.

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

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Berlin:, August Hirschwald, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1881.: 1877

Seller ID: M11477


Four books in one volume. 8vo. vi, 363, vi, (365)-618, viii, (619)-1036 pp. 10 figs., index. Original brown half morocco over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine title, raised bands; rubbed. Exlib ink stamps, signature of Rudolf Richurt, Zurich 1883 on ffep. Very good. FIRST 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 Vol. VI, p. 504; Garrison & Morton 701; Hirsch III, 294. First Edition. View more info

Physiologische chemie: Allgemeine Biologie, Specielle physiologische chemie, I. Die verdauung und resorption der nahrstoffe; II. Blut, respiration, lymphe, chylus; III. die organe des thierkorpers und ihre functionen, der gesammtstoffwechsel der thiere.

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

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Berlin:, August Hirschwald, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1881.: 1877

Seller ID: M11478


Four books in three volumes. 8vo. vi, 363; vi, (365)-618; viii, (619)-1036 pp. 10 figs., index. Original pebbled green cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles; spine ends chipped. Bookplate of Herbert McLean Evans Library of Medical Classics. Very good. FIRST EDITION(s). DSB Vol. VI, p. 504; Garrison & Morton 701; Hirsch III, 294. First Edition. View more info

Synthese der Harnsaure. Contained in: Berichte der Deutschen Chemischen Gesellschaft, 15 Jahrgang, No. 2, p. 2678.

By: HORBACZEWSKI, Johann [Jan] (1854-1942).

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Eigenthum der Deutschen Chemischen Gesellschaft, 1882.: 1882

Seller ID: S9496


Thick 8vo. pp. (1601)-3500. Half maroon pebbled cloth over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Very good. THE FIRST CORRECT SYNTHESIZATION OF URIC ACID. The chemical compound that Horbaczewski synthesized (as reported here) was used in Fischer's work leading to the discovery of Veronal. "Although interested in nutrition, toxicology, and even industrial chemistry, Horbaczewski contributed mainly to the chemistry and biochemistry of uric acid. In 1882 he was the first to synthesize uric acid by heating glycine and urea at 200-230°C. I... View more info

Crucibles. The lives and achievements of the great chemists.

By: JAFFEE, Bernard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Tudor, 1934.: 1934

Seller ID: S9154


Third printing. 8vo. viii, 377 pp. Frontis., 23 illus., bibliog., index. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket; jacket soiled. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Die Grundsatze der Thermochemie und ihre Bedeutung fur die Theoretische Chemie.

By: JAHN, Hans Max (1853-1906).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vienna:, Alfred Holder, 1882.: 1882

Seller ID: S11150


8vo. viii, [2], 238 pp. Index. Original printed wrappers; spine head and foot missing small pieces, exterior spine cracked, covers sightly soiled. Front cover rubber stamp. Very good. Jahn was a German physical chemist who's "most important publications concerned the decomposition of simple organic compounds by means of zinc dust." He also studied electrochemistry and provided "the validation for the electrochemical of the so-called Gibbs-Helmholtz equation" (DSB, Vol. VII, 65). View more info

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A Bridge Not Attacked, Chemical Warfare Civilian Research during World War II.

By: JOHNSTON, Harold.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hackensack:, World Scientific, (2003).: 2003

Seller ID: S12600

ISBN: 9812381538


8vo. xii, 261 pp. Illus., index. Color pictorial printed wrappers. Fine. ISBN: 9812381538 True tales of highly talented civilian scientists who were carrying out research on defense against poison gases in unusual places during World War II. View more info

Lectures on agricultural chemistry and geology.

By: JOHNSTON, James Finlay Weir (1796-1855).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Wiley and Putnam, 1843.: 1843

Seller ID: S9305


Two volumes in one. 185 x 120 mm. 8vo. xi, [1 blank], 255; [ii], (259)-434 pp. A few figs., tables; foxed and browned. Contemporary quarter brown morocco, morocco tips, marbled boards, gilt spine, marbled end-leaves; lightly rubbed. Ownership signature of Lewis White. Very good. View more info

Cavendish.

By: JUNGNICKEL, Christa & Russell McCORMMACH.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1996.: 1996

Seller ID: BL1722

ISBN: 0871692201


Series: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 220. 4to. xi, 414 pp. Plates, figs., indexes. Green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0871692201 View more info

Cavendish.

By: JUNGNICKEL, Christa & Russell McCORMMACH.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1996.: 1996

Seller ID: BL1723

ISBN: 0871692201


Series: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 220. 4to. xi, 414 pp. Plates, figs., indexes. Green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0871692201 View more info

"Neuere Richtungen in der Chemie." [Offprint].

By: JUPTNER VON JONSTORFF, Hans Freiherrn (1853-1941).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vienna:, Selbstverlag des Vereines zur Verbreitung naturwissenschaftlicher Kenntnisse, 1904.: 1904

Seller ID: BL3876


Series: Vortrage des Vereines zur Verbreitung naturwissenschaftlicher Kenntnisse, XLIV, Jahrgang – heft 6. Sm. 8vo. 33 pp. 4 figs. Original yellow printed wrappers. Fine. Hans Freiherrn Juptner von Jonstorff was an Austrian chemist and pioneer in metallurgy who studied at the Technische Universitat of Vienna. See: Georg Wilhelm August Kahlbaum, Max Neuberger, & Karl Sudhoff, Mitteilungen zur Geschichte der Medizin, der Naturwissenschaften . . ., (1905), volume 4, p. 299. View more info

Justus von Liebig und Friedrich Mohr in Ihren Briefen Von 1834 :: 1870. [Leipzig: Barth, 1904].

By: KAHLBAUM, Georg Wilhelm August (1853-1905).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, [Zentralantiquariat der DDR], [1970].: 1970

Seller ID: S12901


Series: Monographieen aus der Geschichte der Chemie, Heft 8. Facsimile of 1904 printing, issued in 1970. 8vo. 274 pp. 2 ports., index. Beige gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. Full title: Justus von Liebig und Friedrich Mohr in Ihren Briefen Von 1834 :: 1870; ein Zeitbild, herausgegeben und mit Glossen, Hinweisen und Erlauterungen versehen in Gemeinschaft mit Otto Merckens und W. I. Baragiola, von Georg W. A. Kahlbaum. View more info

Elements of Chemistry, Including the Most Recent Discoveries and Applications of the Science to Medicine and Pharmacy, and to the Arts. An American Edition. . . by John William Draper.

By: KANE, Robert.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers, 1843.: 1843

Seller ID: S9497


8vo. xii, (9)-704 pp. Illustrations, index; pages water-stained, light foxing. Later brown cloth with original cloth spine laid down, new endleaves. Very good. Early ownership inscription. View more info

A Manual of Dyeing: For the Use of Practical Dyers, Manufacturers, Students, and All Interested in the Art of Dyeing.

By: KNECHT, Edmund (1861-1925), Christopher RAWSON & Richard LOWENTHAL.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London & Philadelphia:, Charles Griffin & J.B. Lippincott, 1910.: 1910

Seller ID: S9640


Complete in two volumes. 8vo. (230 x 165 mm). xi, (xii), 371; 374-902 pp. 5 plates, numerous illustrations, tables (7 foldouts) index; small marginal tear on p. 53. Original maroon cloth, blind-stamped publisher's emblem on front cover, gilt-stamped spine title; inner hinge cracked (Vol. II). Previous owner's blind-stamp on ffep. Very good. Rare. Second edition of this excellent resource and practical guide concerning the art of dyeing. View more info

The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914.

By: KNIGHT, David & Helge KRAGH (eds.).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1998).: 1998

Seller ID: BL1724

ISBN: 0521583519


FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. xxi, 353 pp. Figs., tables, index. Navy cloth, silver and mustard stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0521583519 First Edition. View more info

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Classical Scientific Papers: Chemistry. Second Series. Papers on Nature and Arrangement of the Chemical Elements, Arranged and Introduced by David M. Knight.

By: KNIGHT, David M. (ed.).

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London/New York:, Mills & Boon; Elsevier, (1970).: 1970

Seller ID: S12620


4to. xiii, 441 pp. Silver stamped blue cloth with red spine piece, dust-jacket; jacket edges worn or wrinkled, corner bumped. Very good. ISBN: 0263514764 (British)/0444196463 (American). View more info

Instructions and Observations Concerning the Use of the Chlorides of Soda and Lime . . . Translated by Jacob Porter.

By: LABARRAQUE, Antoine Germain (1777-1850).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New Haven:, William Storer, Jun., 1840.: 1840

Seller ID: S8327


Third edition. 8vo. 30 pp. Occasional light marginal foxing, extremities worn. Original green printed wrappers; extremities worn. INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR "Library of Washington College, Presented by the Translator" (not signed). Very good. "First chlorine solution for disinfecting purposes." Garrison and Morton 5633. This work marked the beginning of scientific antisepsis, and was influential right on through the First World War. Garrison and Morton 5633; Partington 509; Wellcome III, p. 422 (1st ed.). View more info

Histoire du Developpement de la Chimie depuis Lavoisier jusqu'à nos jours. Traduit sur la 4e edition allemande par A. [Albert] Corvisy. Seconde edition francaise augmentee d'un Supplement par A. Colson.

By: LADENBURG, Albert (1842-1911).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris:, A. Hermann & fils, 1911.: 1911

Seller ID: BL3761


2 parts in 1 vol. 8vo. iv, [1], 388; 130 pp. Index. Original mustard printed wrappers; disbound, covers off [complete]. As is. The theory of Phlogiston - change of ideas on combustion; Priestley, Scheele and Lavoisier - Chemical Nomenclature, affinity tables, ideas of Berthollet - research by Richter, atomic theory of Dalton, Gay-Lussac volumes Act, equivalent of Wollaston - theory electrochemical H. Davy, discovery of alkali - Berzelius and its chemical system, law of Dulong and Petit, assumption of Proust, determination of densities of steam by Dumas, Gmelin and his school - organic chemist... View more info

Vortrage Uber die Entwicklungsgeschichte der Chemie in den Letzten Hundert Jahren.

By: LADENBURG, Albert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1887.: 1887

Seller ID: S11165


Second edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 354 pp. Original half calf over pebbled maroon cloth; spine replaced with kozo. Ex-library ownership rubber stamp. Very good. Ladenburg (1842-1911) was a German chemist who taught at Heidelburg and Breslau, best remembered for his work with alkaloids and racemic compounds, accurately determining the atomic weight of iodine, discerning the formula of ozone, and trying to determine "the equivalence of the six benzene carbon atoms". His son, Rudolf (1882-1952) became an atomic physicist (DSB, Vol. VII, 552). View more info

The Chemical Kinetics of Enzyme Action.

By: LAIDLER, Keith J.

Price: $47.50

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

Seller ID: M10135


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. vi, 419 pp. Figs., tables, indexes. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; adhesive stains from tape removal on front pastedown. Bookplate. Near Fine. First Edition. View more info

Weltreisender in chemie.

By: LANZ, Kurt.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dusseldorf & Vienna:, Econ, (1978).: 1978

Seller ID: S0209


FIRST EDITION. 221 x 145 mm. 8vo. 528 pp. Numerous photographic illus. (many in color), index. Yellow cloth, decorative endleaves, dust-jacket. Fine. First Edition. View more info