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Elementary Lectures on Chemistry and Natural History Thomas Elliot. With Many Additions, Notes, and Illustrations, by the Translator. xxviii, 520 pp.; viii, [9]-496 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. polished calf, flat spines gilt, red & green morocco lettering pieces on spines. Edinburgh: C. Elliot, 1785. First edition in English (1st ed.: 1782) of the author's first important publication. It derives from a course of seventy lectures which Fourcroy gave each winter in his laboratory and it discusses all aspects of chemistry, including the recent work on gases. In all his lectures, Fourcroy emphasized the relations between chemistry and natural history and their applications to medicine. Very fine set. Early armorial bookplate of "Story" in each volume. ❧ Cole 463. D.S.B., V, pp. 89-93. Partington, III, pp. 535-51. Smeaton 9. .
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