Annalen der Pharmacie, volume I, pp.182-230. Lemgo and Heidelberg: Meyer, 1832. 8° (197 x 122mm). Original mottled boards. FIRST PRINTING OF LIEBIG'S DISCOVERY OF CHLOROFORM (simultaneously but independently also discovered by Samuel Guthrie and Eugène Soubeiran in the same year) and chloral. Garrison-Morton 5650; Gedeon p.195. | Christie's" /> LIEBIG, Justus von (1803-73). "Ueber die Verbindungen, welche durch die Einwirkung des Chlors auf Alkohol, Aether, ölbildendes Gas und Essiggeist entstehen", in: <I>Annalen der Pharmacie</I>, volume I, pp.182-230. Lemgo and Heidelberg: Meyer, 1832. 8° (197 x 122mm). Original mottled boards. FIRST PRINTING OF LIEBIG'S DISCOVERY OF CHLOROFORM (simultaneously but independently also discovered by Samuel Guthrie and Eugène Soubeiran in the same year) and chloral. Garrison-Morton 5650; Gedeon p.195. | Christie's
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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

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    LIEBIG, Justus von (1803-73). "Ueber die Verbindungen, welche durch die Einwirkung des Chlors auf Alkohol, Aether, ölbildendes Gas und Essiggeist entstehen", in: Annalen der Pharmacie, volume I, pp.182-230. Lemgo and Heidelberg: Meyer, 1832. 8° (197 x 122mm). Original mottled boards. FIRST PRINTING OF LIEBIG'S DISCOVERY OF CHLOROFORM (simultaneously but independently also discovered by Samuel Guthrie and Eugène Soubeiran in the same year) and chloral. Garrison-Morton 5650; Gedeon p.195.

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    LIEBIG, Justus von (1803-73). "Ueber die Verbindungen, welche durch die Einwirkung des Chlors auf Alkohol, Aether, ölbildendes Gas und Essiggeist entstehen", in: Annalen der Pharmacie, volume I, pp.182-230. Lemgo and Heidelberg: Meyer, 1832. 8° (197 x 122mm). Original mottled boards. FIRST PRINTING OF LIEBIG'S DISCOVERY OF CHLOROFORM (simultaneously but independently also discovered by Samuel Guthrie and Eugène Soubeiran in the same year) and chloral. Garrison-Morton 5650; Gedeon p.195.

    DUMAS, Jean Baptiste. Recherches de chimie organique, relatives a l'action du chlore sur l'alcohol. Loi des substitutions ou métalepsie. [Paris: 1835.] [bound after:] DUMAS, J. and P. BOULLAY. Mémoire sue les éthers composés. [Paris: 1827]. 4° (267 x 205mm). (Light browning). Modern marbled boards. FIRST EDITION, offprint. Dumas' famous paper in which he accurately set forth the chemical composition of chloroform for the first time, here bound with an earlier paper in the same field of research. 'Dumas bestowed on the drug its formula and name' (Keys p. 33). Gedeon pp.193-96.

    FLOURENS, Marie Jean Pierre (1794-1867). Action physiologique de l'ether &c. [Paris, 1847]. Pp. 550-556 of 549-559. 8°(193 x 128mm). Original blue printed wrappers, preserved in a slipcase with central pocket. FIRST EDITION, original offprint (from the April issue of Archives Générales de Médecine), a follow-up to Flourens' announcement that chloroform had an anaesthetic effect similar to ether. This announcement was made on 8th March 1847, in his paper Note touchant l'action de l'ether sur les centres nerveux. cf. Fulton and Stanton VII. p. 83; cf. Garrison-Morton 5654; Gedeon p.195. (3)


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