The chemical works of Caspar Neumann. Abridged and methodized. With large additions. by William Lewis

NEUMANN, CASPAR

Editorial: London: W. Johnston, 1759, London, 1759
Librería: Antiquarian Scientist, The (Southampton, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. 4 to. Contemp. calf. (16), 586, (36) pp. Armorial engraved bookplate of James Brodie. Joints cracked but firm; a very good, crisp copy. Large as this book is, it is based on an abridged version of Caspar Neumann's (1683-1737) lectures which originally appeared in seven volumes. The two volume Zullichau abridgment of 1756 was probably translated into English by William Lewis' (1708-81) assistant, Alexander Chisholm, and supplemented by Lewis, to which he also added his extensive notes. Neumann was Court Apothecary in Berlin, 1719-37. "The work is an epitome of the chemical knowledge of the time and contains the first exposition of Stahl's phlogiston theory in English." (Cole 973). In its three parts, Neumann treats the chemical history of the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms. D.S.B. X: 25-26. Partington II.703.III. Bolton I. 698. Ferguson II.137. Neu 2937. Wellcome IV.224. See: Hoover Coll., no. 608. N° de ref. de la librería 000098

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Título: The chemical works of Caspar Neumann. ...

Editorial: London: W. Johnston, 1759, London

Año de publicación: 1759

Edición: First Edition in English

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The ANTIQUARIAN SCIENTIST (P.O. Box 448, Southampton, MA 01073 USA; antiqsci@comcast.net), established in 1976, specializes in rare books in science, medicine, and technology. In addition, we offer antique scientific instruments, and appraisals and collection development in these specialty areas. Thus far we have published forty-one illustrated and annotated catalogues. We also co-published the print journal "Rittenhouse" which is devoted to the history of the scientific instrument enterprise in America. We are members of SNEAB and numerous professional societies relating to books, instruments, and the history of science and medicine. It has always been our policy to provide to our clients professional quality services.

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