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Conversations On Chemistry; In Which The Elements Of That Science Are Familiarly Explained And Illustrated By Experiments And Thirty Eight Engravings On Wood, Comstock, J. L
1 Conversations On Chemistry; In Which The Elements Of That Science Are Familiarly Explained And Illustrated By Experiments And Thirty Eight Engravings On Wood Comstock, J. L
Hartford Belknap and Hamersley 1839 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 356 pages; Bound in full contemprary sheep leather. Top third of spine lacking. Contents with light foxing throughout. Fifteenth American from Last London with additions and corrections. 37180 
Price: 23.45 USD
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OEUVRES. [4 VOLS CT], Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent
2 OEUVRES. [4 VOLS CT] Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent
Paris: Imprimerie Imperiale, 1864-1868. First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; aprox 3000 pages; 4to, orig ptd blue-green bds; scuffed, joints occasionally rubbed, corners bumped. With portrait & 40 plates, many folding. Scattered light foxing. Untrimmed & partly unopened. Binding solid.1st collected ed. 11.5" x 9". A hefty 27 pounds. Author was responsible for naming the element Hydrogen . Historically, mass conservation was discovered in chemical reactions by Antoine Lavoisier in the late 18th ...the birth of chemistry under the great Antoine Laurent Lavoisier... Few copies of this work exist. 35063 
Price: 775.50 USD
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