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The Bakerian Lecture. An account of some new analytical researches on the nature of certain bodies, particularly the alkalies, phosphorus, sulphur, carbonaceous matter, and the acids hitherto undecompounded; with some general observations on chemical theory. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCIX, Part I.

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

Price: $450.00

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

Seller ID: S4650

292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 39-104. [Entire issue: vi, [2], (1)-187, [1 blank], 26, [1], [1 blank] pp.] 4 figs. on 1 engraved plate. Original plain blue wrappers; spine heavily chipped. Very good. This is Davy's third Bakerian Lecture read to the Royal Society 15 December 1808 and printed in the Philosophical Transactions. The paper contains his report of the decomposition of boracic acid by heating with potassium and his conclusion that the basis of the acid is a metal which he named boracium. His other experiments led to his conclusions that a) nitrogen contains oxygen, b) sulphur and phosphor... View more info

Talbot's quantiative chemical analysis. Revised and rewritten by. . . .

By: HAMILTON, Leicester F. & Stephen G. SIMPSON.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan, (1939).: 1939

Seller ID: S5625

Eight edition, fifth printing. 8vo. xiv, 297 pp. 12 figs., tables, index; occasional pencil marginalia. Blind- and gilt-stamped navy cloth; lightly rubbed. Ownership signature. Very good. View more info