1954 A Bibliography of the Works of Antoine Laurent Lavoisier 1743-1794
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Lavoisier was a renowned French chemist and leading figure in the eighteenth century chemical revolution, best known for developing an experimentally based theory of the chemical reactivity of oxygen. This work details Lavoisier's contributions to the fields of economics, finance, agriculture, political science, sociology, education, and chemistry. These are organised into the following sections: A. Contributions to Periodical Works B. Major Separate Works C. Minor Separate Works and Contributions to Separate Works D. Miscellanea in other Works E. Reports by Lavoisier to the Academie on other Works F. Collected Works E. Addenda. This bibliography was compiled by the renowned chemical historians Denis I. Duveen and Herbert S. Klickstein, with a preface by the notable American neurophysiologist and science writer John Farquhar Fulton. Complete with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Collated complete with a frontispiece plate, one in-text illustration and forty one plates (one of which is folding). This copy also features a facsimile of Lavoisier's bookplate tipped to the front pastedown, as called for.
In the publisher's original cloth binding with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally lovely, with slight bumping to extremities. Bookplate tipped to front pastedown. Internally firmly bound. Pages slightly age toned to extremities but very bright and clean throughout.
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