La Révolution Chimique; Lavoisier;

( Ouvrage suivi de notices et extraits des registres inédits de laboratoire de Lavoisier )


Price: £125.00

From the series: Bibliotheque Scientifique Internationale.  Frontispiece showing Lavoisier and Madame Lavoisier in his laboratory. Large embossed gold motif on front cover.  An authoritative biography and still a valuable account of Lavoisier's key discoveries.  The Dictionary of Scientific Biography comments "Berthelot's publication of extracts from the laboratory notebooks of Lavoisier, which were in the possession of the Academy, performed a valuable service to the history of science. Whatever criticisms may be leveled at Berthelot's earlier publications on the history of chemistry, this study was an astonishing achievement."

Genre: Biography
Format: Hardback, 140 x 220 x 20 (mm), 334 (pp)
Subjects: Chemistry, History
Condition: VERY GOOD, Generally a very bright clean copy with pages uncut, a few occasional marks and spine slightly faded; previous owner's bookplate
Publisher: Alcan, Felix
Published: 1890  Paris
First Edition
Language: French
Shipping Weight: 0.5kg

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