The American Journal of Science and Arts, volume XXI, January 1832, pp.64-65. New Haven, 1832. 8° (205 x 118mm). Contemporary calf (rebacked with original spine preserved). Provenance: Bowdoin College (book-label) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label)." /> GUTHRIE, Samuel (1782-1848). "New Mode of Preparing a Spirituous Solution of Chloric Ether", in: <I>The American Journal of Science and Arts</I>, volume XXI, January 1832, pp.64-65. New Haven, 1832. 8° (205 x 118mm). Contemporary calf (rebacked with original spine preserved). <I>Provenance</I>: Bowdoin College (book-label) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label). | Christie's
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

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    GUTHRIE, Samuel (1782-1848). "New Mode of Preparing a Spirituous Solution of Chloric Ether", in: The American Journal of Science and Arts, volume XXI, January 1832, pp.64-65. New Haven, 1832. 8° (205 x 118mm). Contemporary calf (rebacked with original spine preserved). Provenance: Bowdoin College (book-label) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label).

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    GUTHRIE, Samuel (1782-1848). "New Mode of Preparing a Spirituous Solution of Chloric Ether", in: The American Journal of Science and Arts, volume XXI, January 1832, pp.64-65. New Haven, 1832. 8° (205 x 118mm). Contemporary calf (rebacked with original spine preserved). Provenance: Bowdoin College (book-label) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label).

    FIRST EDITION. As Guthrie had no alcohol he made chloroform from whiskey and chlorinated lime (Gedeon p. 194). Garrison-Morton 1850/5648; Norman 959. Also in the volume is Guthrie's 'Notice of the Vaporization of Mercury in the Fumes of Nitric Ether' (pp.90-94).


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