Elements of chemistry

Elementa chemiae. English
Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738

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  • Creator being the annual lectures of Herman Boerhaave ... ; translated from the original Latin by Timothy Dallowe ..
  • Format Books
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  • Publication London : Printed for J. and J. Pemberton in Fleetstreet; J. Clarke, under the Royal Exchange; A. Millar, in the Strand; and J. Gray in the Poultry., 1735.
  • Physical Details
    • 2 volumes (ix [that is xi] pages, 1 unnumbered page, 528 pages, 8 unnumbered pages, 17 folded leaves of plates; 8 unnumbered pages, 376 pages, 16 unnumbered): illustrations (metal cuts) ; 27 cm (quarto)
  • OCLC ocm09501988

Notes

  • Includes indexes at end of each volume.
  • Author's dedication dated Leyden, l July 1731; translator's preface dated 1 March 1734-5.
  • Volume 1 in two parts, with caption-titles: History of the art; Theory of the art. Volume 2 (part 3), containing experiments, has running-title: Practice of the art.
  • Signatures: v. 1: [A]⁴ a² B-3Y⁴; v. 2: A-3D⁴. With press figures.
  • V. 1, p. xi is misnumbered ix; v. 2, p. 230, 282, 283, 286, 287 misnumbered 130, 260, 257, 264 and 261.
  • Errata: v. 1, p. [1] at beginning; added errata for both volumes in v. 2 following index.
  • Booksellers' advertisements: p. [14]-[16] at end of v. 2.
  • Author's bibliography in his preface: volumes 1, page x-xi.
  • ESTC (RLIN), T110940
  • Duveen, D.I. Alchemica et chemica, p. 641-2
  • Gibson, R.W. Francis Bacon, 295
  • Cole, W.A. Chemical lit., 168
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