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Use of the Blowpipe J.J. Berzelius  

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WITHDRAWN: The Use of the Blowpipe in Chemical Analysis and in the Examination of Minerals

Berzelius, Jöns Jacob


Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy



WITHDRAWN: xxxix [1] 343 pp [1]. Translated from the French of M. Fresnel by J.G. Children. With three engraved plates and one modern facsimile plate. (8vo) 21.7x13.3 cm (8¾x5¼") modern light brown full calf lettered in gilt on black morocco label, ornamented and ruled. 

Significant work on the use of the blowpipe by a leading German chemist and mineralogist. 

Lot Amendments

Fine modern binding; first few pages browning around edges (smoke?), occasional toning and stains to pages, some foxing to original plates; the fourth plate is a later facsimile tipped in to page 119.

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