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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    LAVOISIER, Antoine Laurent (1743-94). Elements of Chemistry in a New Systematic Order ... Translated from the French by Robert Kerr. Edinburgh: William Creech, 1790. 8°. 2 folding tables, 13 folding engraved plates (lacks half title, some minor spotting and staining to title). Contemporary tree calf (rebacked preserving old red morocco lettering-piece, corners repaired). FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica 2499 (citing new edition of 1793); cf. Ferguson II, p.12 (citing first French edition of 1789).

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    LAVOISIER, Antoine Laurent (1743-94). Elements of Chemistry in a New Systematic Order ... Translated from the French by Robert Kerr. Edinburgh: William Creech, 1790. 8°. 2 folding tables, 13 folding engraved plates (lacks half title, some minor spotting and staining to title). Contemporary tree calf (rebacked preserving old red morocco lettering-piece, corners repaired). FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica 2499 (citing new edition of 1793); cf. Ferguson II, p.12 (citing first French edition of 1789).


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