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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    BERZELIUS, Jöns Jacob von (1779-1848). Om blasrörets användande i kemien och mineralogien, Stockholm: H.A. Nordström, 1826. 8° (192 x 117mm). 4 folding engraved plates (occasional light marginal thumb-soiling). Modern boards. FIRST EDITION, of this classic work on the blowpipe and its history.

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    BERZELIUS, Jöns Jacob von (1779-1848). Om blasrörets användande i kemien och mineralogien, Stockholm: H.A. Nordström, 1826. 8° (192 x 117mm). 4 folding engraved plates (occasional light marginal thumb-soiling). Modern boards. FIRST EDITION, of this classic work on the blowpipe and its history.

    BERZELIUS, J.J. von. Lärbok i kemien. Stockholm: H.A. Nordström, 1817. 7 volumes, 8° (180 x 110mm)., one volume 4° (224 x 186mm). 10 folding engraved plates and 2 folding tables (upper margin in a few vols. cropped, mainly light spotting, quarto vol. quite spotted). Contemporary half calf, quarto volume not uniformly bound (vol. 5 & 6 rebacked with old spines relaid, quarto vol. rebacked, rubbed). FIRST EDITION of Berzelius' work on the science of chemistry. (8)


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