DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829). "The Bakerian Lecture, on some Chemical Agencies of Electricity". [London], 1807. Engraved plate. [With:]
"The Bakerian Lecture, on some New Phenomena of Chemical Changes produced by Electricity, particularly the Decomposition of the Fixed Alkalies, and the Exhibition of the New Substances which constitute their Bases; and on the General Nature of Alkaline Bodies". [London], 1808. [And:]
"The Bakerian Lecture. An Account of some New Analytical Researches on the Nature of Certain Bodies, particularly the Alkalies, Phosphorus, Sulphur, Carbonaceous Matter, and the Acids hitherto Undecompounded, with some General Observation on Chemical Theory". [London], 1808. Engraved plate. [And:]
"New Analytical Researches on the Nature of Certain Bodies, being an Appendix to the Bakerian Lecture for 1808". [London], 1809. [And:]
"The Bakerian Lecture for 1809. On some New Electrochemical Researches, on Various Objects, particularly the Metallic Bodies, from the Alkalies, and Earths, and on some Combinations of Hydrogene". [London], 1810. 2 engraved plates. [And:]
"The Bakerian Lecture. On some of the Combinations of Oxymuriatic Gas and Oxygene, and on the Chemical Relations of these Principals to Inflammable Bodies". [London], 1811.
Together 6 works, all extracted from Philosophical Transactions. 4° (264 x 208mm). In a folding blue cloth box. FIRST EDITIONS of a complete set of Davy's lectures. (5)