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An account of further discoveries in air.
London, The Royal Society, 1775. 4to (24.2 x 18.6 cm). 11 pp. Later red cloth with gilt title on the spine.= The discovery of oxygen. This is the first published account of the identification and recognition of the third most common element in the universe and the most important element in the history of life on earth. Contained in "Philosophical Transactions, volume 65, for the year 1775", paper 38, with many other papers in the fields of chemistry, physics, natural history, and mathematics. Old bookplate on the front flyleaf recto, small old stamp on the volume's title page verso, and top margin of the advertisement, otherwise clean. PMM, 217.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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