1828-1846 Traite de Chimie Appliquee aux Arts
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First Edition, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
Eight first edition volumes of French chemist Jean Baptiste André Dumas's writings on the subject of chemistry, published between 1828 and 1846, in a signed half calf binding by T. Sowler of Manchester.
In the original French.
Dumas was best known for his works on organic analysis and synthesis, as well as the determination of atomic weights (relative atomic masses) and molecular weights by measuring vapor densities. He also developed a method for the analysis of nitrogen in compounds. He was known for challenging many previously held assumptions in the field of chemistry.
With sections on 'urine', 'bile', acids, alkaline, hydrochloric ethers and many other chemical compounds.
In a signed half calf binding, with paper covered boards. Light rubbing to extremities, and spine heads and tails. Externally, very good indeed. Binder's label to front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Scattered foxing throughout each volume.
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