Élémens de Chymie-Pratique, contenant la Description des Opérations fondamentales de la Chymie, avec des Explications & des Remarques sur chaque Opération.

Engraved vignette on each title. 2 p.l., lxxii, 519, [1] pp.; 8 p.l., 576 pp. Two vols. Small 8vo, cont. mottled calf, spines richly gilt, red & green morocco lettering pieces on spines. Paris: J.T. Hérissant, 1756.

Second edition, revised and corrected; this book “presents the operations of chemistry as applied to mineral, vegetable and animal substances and is, as well, an extensive account of compound substances.”–Cole, p. 361.

Fine and handsome set. 18th-century engraved French armorial bookplate in each volume.

❧ Cole 883–“The second edition has some corrections and additions. The Avant-Propos was expanded and a long section, Eclairissemens, responding to criticisms of the first edition by the unknown translator of Cramer’s Elementa artis docimasticae and by the editor of Lemery’s Cours de chymie, Théodore Baron d’Hénouville (1715-1768).”.

Price: $1,500.00

Item ID: 1160

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