By A F Fourcroy
Paris   Tourneisen Fils
8.5" by 5.5" ix, [1], 376pp
The third edition of this scientific work by leading eighteenth century French chemis, Antoine Francois.
By A F Fourcroy

1806 Philosophie Chimique Ou Verites Fondamentales de La Chimie Moderne

Paris   Tourneisen Fils
8.5" by 5.5" ix, [1], 376pp
The third edition of this scientific work by leading eighteenth century French chemis, Antoine Francois.
£160.00
: 1kgs / : 665L12

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Early Edition, Leather Binding

Fourcroy was a chemist during a time of flourish for French science. His contemporaries included Antoine Lavoiser, Louis Guton de Morveau and Claude Berthollet, all of whom he collaborated with. Their collaboration was on 'Methode de Nomenclature Chimique' which helped to standardize nomenclature. This work deals with the philosophy of Chemistry and looks at the fundamentals of the science. The third edition of this work. In the original French. With a lengthy introductory section and a further twelve sections, which discuss the likes of the general means of chemistry, principles of the body and composition attraction in addition to much more. A smartly bound work, written by one of the French pioneers of cerebral chemistry.

Condition

In a contemporary quarter calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with light shelfwear to the head ad tail of spine in addition to the joints. Minor rubbing to the boards. Prior owner's inscription to the half-title, P A P Bessy. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with occasional light spots to pages.

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