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LEMERY, NICOLAS
1756 - THE AUGMENTED BEST EDITION OF NICOLAS LÉMERY'S RENOWNED CHEMICAL COURSE 9 FOLDING PLATES WITH CHEMICAL INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIAL
Paris: 1745. CONDITIONS: Light waterstain at first leaves and in some internal leaf. Binding lightly worn, but in general good copy of a sought-after edition. The best edition of the renowned chemical course by Nicolas Lemery most complete and most sought after by collectors completely revised and augmented by Théodore Baron Lémery, Nicolas. Cours de chymie contenant la maniere de faire les operations qui sont en usage dans la médecine, par une méthode facile. Avec des raisonnemens sur chaque operation, pour l'instruction de ceux qui veulent s'appliquer à cette science, Par M. Lemery .... Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigé & augmentée d'un grand nombre de notes, & de plusieurs préparations chymiques qui sont aujourd'hui d'usage, & dont il n'est fait aucune mention dans les editions de l'auteur, par m. Baron ... A Paris : chez Jean-Thomas Herissant, rue Saint Jacques, à Saint Paul, & à Saint Hilaire, 1756 4to (mm 260 x 200), contemporary full leather binding, gilt geometric and floral decoration at compartments, gilt title at spine, pp. [6], xxiii, [1], 945, [1], cc. 7, [2] folding plates after p. 920. 7 folding plates representing chemical instruments and material and 2 folding plates with chemical symbols The penultimate edition in French (first printed in Paris in 1675) of Lemery renowned Chemical course and medical remedies. In his work Lémery did not deal particularly with theoretical speculations; he merely exposed facts and experiments, believing that chemistry should be a demonstrable science. He was a skilled teacher and scientific popularizer: his lessons were attend … [Click Below for Full Description]
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