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London - G. Kearsley 1807 - %0D%0AA scarce two volume edition of what is generally considered the first text-book of chemistry written in a popular style. %0D%0ASeven illustrated plates of apparatus, their constructionand methodology. %0D%0AThis was the first graduatedtext-book of general chemistry written in the English language to be based on Lavoisier's new principles. %0D%0AThe book explores the history and theories of certain elements and theories on combustion and the nature of light. %0D%0AFriedrich Christian Accum was a German chemist, who advanced the field of gas lighting and processed foods, while making chemistry open to the general populace. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0ARebound in contemporary paper covered boards. Externally, smart with only some shelfwear and slight marks to boards of volume two. Ink stamps to title pages of both volumes. Internally, firmly bound with foxing toplates and evidence of previous dampstaining otherwise pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
Last Found On: 2014-05-02           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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