Lavoisier, Mr.

ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY, In a Systematic Order, Containing all the Modern Discoveries. Translated from the French by Robert Kerr.

Published: Edinburgh: Printed for William Creech

Date: 1799

4th Ed. With Notes Tables and Considerable Additions. 592pp. 13 folding plates, 2 folding letterpress leaves. Half title heavily (and neatly) annotated, lightly browned, rebound in modern half sheep? with marbled boards, gilt lettered spine lightly faded, in custom made slipcase of simulated leather and marbled boards.

ESTC T138883 ‘With a half title.’ Lavoisier’s work in both chemistry and physics ranks with that of the leading names in the history of both sciences. His greatest work, the above, first appeared in 1789.


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