London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
OERSTED, Hans Christian (1777-1851). Laeresaetninger af den nyere Chemie. Copenhagen: Andreas Seidlin, 1820. 8° (205 x 129mm). (Light waterstaining in upper margin, lightly browned and spotted). Contemporary drab wrappers (head of spine and along extremities chipped). Provenance: J. Tauber (signature on title) -- Henrike Hohr (signature on front wrapper).
FIRST EDITION, SCARCE. The work includes experiments on the nature of electricity which led him to the discovery of electromagnetism in the same year. Gedeon pp.147 & 147; Waller 11203.
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