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Der Werdegang einer Wissenschaft; Sieben gemeinverstandliche Vortrage aus der Geschichte der Chemie.

By: OSTWALD, Wilhelm (1853-1932).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1908.: 1908

Seller ID: RH1416


Second edition. Sm. 8vo. x, 316 pp. Index. Original decorative cloth; Joints and spine ends neatly mended with kozo. Very good. Ex-library copy. The Development of a Science: Seven lectures on the history of chemistry. View more info

Zur Geschichte der Wissenschaft: vier Manuskripte aus dem Nachlass. Mit einer Einfuhrung und Anmerkungen von Regine Zott.

By: OSTWALD, Wilhelm (1853-1932).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Geest & Portig, 1985.: 1985

Seller ID: BL3940


Series: Ostwalds Klassiker der exakten Wissenschaften, Band. 267. 19 cm. 284 pp. Ports., index; p. 164 with red marginalia. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

L'Evolution d'une Science la Chimie. Traduit sur la derniere edition allemande par le Dr. Marcel Dufour.

By: OSTWALD, Wilhelm (1853-1932).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris:, Ernest Flammarion, 1911.: 1911

Seller ID: BL4223


Sm. 8vo. 363 pp. Later maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Ownership signature on title. Very good. View more info

Leitlinien der Chemie. Sieben gemeinverstandliche Vortrage aus der Geschichte der Chemie.

By: OSTWALD, Wilhelm (1853-1932).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H., 1906.: 1906

Seller ID: BL4411


Sm. 8vo. V, 308 pp. Original blind and white-stamped brown cloth. Very good. Wilhelm Ostwald won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1909, title page. Near Fine. First Edition. Wilhelm Ostwald was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 "in recognition of his work on catalysis and for his investigations into the fundamental principles governing chemical equilibria and rates of reaction." First Edition. View more info

L'Evolution d'une Science; La Chimie. Traduit sur la derniere edition allemande par le Dr. Marcel Dufour.

By: OSTWALD, Wilhelm.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris:, Ernst Flammarion, 1914.: 1914

Seller ID: RH1306


19 cm. 363 pp. Index. Original printed wrappers; worn. Ownership signature of D. Cauney[?]. Very good. View more info

Lebenslinien eine Selbstbiographie [3 vols. in 1].

By: OSTWALD, Wilhelm.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Klasing, (1933).: 1933

Seller ID: BL4439


3 volumes in 1. 8vo. VIII, 268; XI, 445; XI, 481 pp. Frontis., index. Original cloth-backed printed boards; hinges torn and mended with kozo. Good (please note repairs made). Wilhelm Ostwald (1853-1932) received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis, chemical equilibria and reaction velocities. View more info

A Short History of Chemistry. Third edition, revised and enlarged.

By: PARTINGTON, J.R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: BL3886


8vo. xiii, 415 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

A History of Chemistry.

By: PARTINGTON, James Riddick.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York:, Martino Publishing, [no date].:

Seller ID: S8374

ISBN: 1888262133


Four volumes. Thick 8vo. xlv, 370; xxiv, 795; xxiii, 854; xxxi, 1007 pp. Photos, illus., index. Green cloth, gilt & red spines. FINE. Reprint. Vital reference work and still one of the most authoritative histories of chemistry today. Comprehensively details the earliest chemists and their discoveries right up to the modern era. ISBN: 1888262133 View more info

Ossigneo Versus Flogisto: considerazioni sulla rivoluzione chimica settecentesca. [offprint].

By: PATTARO, Sandra Tugnoli.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bologna:, Estratto Dagli atti della LV Riunione della Sips, 1989.: 1989

Seller ID: BL4037


18-21/10. 8vo. pp. 161-192. Printed wrappers; lightly stained. Very good. View more info

A French-English Dictionary for Chemists.

By: PATTERSON, Austin M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons, (1921).:

Seller ID: S11431


Sm. 8vo. xvii, 384 pp. Dark green cloth; rear joint splitting, faintly waterstained in text-block. Good. View more info

The Nature of the Chemical Bond and the Structure of Molecules and Crystals: An Introduction to Modern Structural Chemistry.

By: PAULING, Linus.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York:, Cornell University Press, (1964).: 1964

Seller ID: S7792


Third edition. 8vo. xx, 644 pp. Figs., tables, index. Gilt stamped blue cloth. Ownership signature of Norman Horowitz. FINE. View more info

"Mémoire sur le tannin et les acides gallique, pyro-gallique, ellagique et méta-gallique; présenté a l'Académie des Sciences le 24 février 1834."

By: PELOUZE, Theophile-Jules (1807-1867).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Mémoires présentés par divers savans a l'Académie Royal des Sciences de l'Ins, Bachelier, 1835.:

Seller ID: S6377


Offprint from: Mémoires présentés par divers savans a l'Académie Royal des Sciences de l'Institut de France, et imprimés par son ordre, Sciences Mathématiques et Physiques, Tome Sixième. Paris:: Bachelier, 1835.. 4to. [x], (243)-270 pp. Occasional marginal foxing. Dis-bound, unopened. With ex library rubber stamps (Chinese-language). AS IS. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. During his career, Jules Pelouze held the position of assayer at the Paris mint, professor of chemistry at the École Polytechnique, and at the College de France, and president of the Commission of the Mint. Beginning in 183... View more info

Quantum Chemistry.

By: PITZER, Kenneth S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, Prentice-Hall, (1954).: 1954

Seller ID: S9416


Series: Prentice-Hall Chemistry Series. 8vo. x, 529 pp. Figs., 24 appendixes, 2 indexes. Gilt- and black-stamped gray cloth. Ownership signature of Richard T. Hall. Very good. View more info

The Workers' World at Hagley.

By: PORTER, Glenn.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wilmington:, Hagley Museum and Library: (1992).: 1992

Seller ID: BL3523

ISBN: 0914650300


Revised edition. 28 cm. 63 pp. Frontis., profusely illustrated; list of photo captions, "list of persons whose oral history interviews are quoted". Original printed wrappers; bottom sun faded. Burndy bookplate. Fine otherwise. Illustrated look at the condition of du Pont works at the powder mills on the Brandywine. ISBN: 0914650300 View more info

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Experiments and Observations relating to Air and Water. Extract: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 75, pp. 279-309, 1785.

By: PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733-1804).

Price: $550.00

Publisher: [London:, n.p., 1785].: 1785

Seller ID: S9518


4to. (235 x 175 mm) pp. 279-309. Modern boards, printed spine label. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST EDITION. In 1772, Priestley's work on Observations on Different Kinds of Air, and pneumatic researches included the isolation and identification of nitric oxide and anhydrous hydrochloric acid gases, and the beginnings of photosynthesis. "Priestley's experiments were carried on at such a prolific rate, that following the paper of 1772, it was decided that he should publish his accounts of them in book form. . . These works were supplemented by an occasional paper in the Philosophi... View more info

On evaporation and dissociation. - Part I. with: On evaporation and dissociation. - Part II. A study of the thermal properties of alcohol. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCLXXXVI, Volume 177, Part I.

By: RAMSAY, Sir William (1852-1916) & Sydney YOUNG (1857-1937).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London:, Harrison and Sons, 1886.]: 1886

Seller ID: S4278


296 x 230 mm. 4to. Pages 71-122; 123-156. 8 figs., numerous tables, 2 folding lithographic plates; numerous tables, 5 folding lithographic plates. Dis-bound. Young and Ramsay in partnership at University College, Bristol, published an exhaustive series of researches concerning the vapor pressures of liquids, thereby clarifying Kopp's quantitative laws held at all pressures. In 1885 Ramsay and Young derived an empirical equation that relates the ratio of absolute temperature of two liquids at a given vapor pressure. The significance is that this ratio is constant at all vapor pressures and tha... View more info

Through Alchemy to Chemistry: A Procession of Ideas & Personalities.

By: READ, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, G. Bell & Sons, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: S11381


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xvii, 206 pp. Index, 49 illustrations, tailpiece; faint ink notes from pp. xiv-xvi. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed. Burndy Library bookplate. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Through Alchemy to Chemistry; a procession of ideas & personalities.

By: READ, John.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London:, G. Bell and Sons, 1957.:

Seller ID: S12946


8vo. xvii, 206 pp. 49 illus. (incl. some pls.), index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities somewhat worn. Very good. View more info

Organic chemistry or chemistry of the carbon compounds. Edited by Prof. Richard Anschutz and Dr. Fritz Reindel. . . .

By: RICHTER, Viktor Yulevich von (1841-1891).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner; Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son, (1934).: 1934

Seller ID: S6011


Two volumes of three only. Third edition. 227 x 158 mm. 8vo. xiv, 790; xvi, 760 pp. Figs., indexes. Blind-stamped navy cloth, gilt spines; rubbed, inner hinges cracked. AS IS. View more info

On certain mechanical properties of metals considered in relation to the periodic law. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. (A.) For the year MDCCCLXXXVIII, Volume 179.

By: ROBERTS-AUSTEN, Sir William Chandler (1843-1902).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Harrison & Sons, 1889.]: 1889

Seller ID: S4283


297 x 233 mm. 4to. Pages 339-349. 1 fig., 1 table, 1 lithographic plate. Dis-bound. In 1885 Roberts-Austen "began a study of the effect of small amounts of impurity on the tensile strength of standard gold. This work was developed in the next few years and was considered in a paper of 1888 that was an early example of the interpretation of the properties of a range of elements in terms of the periodic classification of the elements." DSB. "As the outcome of a research on the effects of admixture of impurities on the mechanical properties of pure metals, the alloys-research committ... View more info