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LEMERY, Nicolas
Cours de Chymie
Chez l'autheur, Paris, 1677. Plein veau de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré. Un volume in-12 (150x87 mm), (30)-584-(16) pages Coiffes et coins restaurés . Fort rare seconde édition augmentée. Le cours de chymie de Lemery a été le cours de référence pendant près d'un siècle et a été rééedité maintes et maintes fois Duveen [p. 347], Neville [ II, p. 39 : "One of the most influential chemists of his time, Lemery condemned the obscure alchemical mysticism of contemporary authors. He gave lectures on the principles of chemistry in a clear and simple way, including experimental demonstrations, from his manufacturing laboratory in Paris (.) The first and earlier edition of the 'Cours' were sold by Lemery from his house in Paris and are now very rare"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full calf, spine gilt in six compartments. 12mo (150x87 mm), (30)-584-(16) pages Caps and corners repaired . The rare second edition. Duveen [p. 347], Neville [ II, p. 39 : "One of the most influential chemists of his time, Lemery condemned the obscure alchemical mysticism of contemporary authors. He gave lectures on the principles of chemistry in a clear and simple way, including experimental demonstrations, from his manufacturing laboratory in Paris (.) The first and earlier edition of the 'Cours' were sold by Lemery from his house in Paris and are now very rare"] 0g.
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