London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
SCHEELE, Carl Wilhelm (1742-86). Sämmtliche physische und chemische Werke, edited by D.S.F. Hermbstädt. Berlin: Heinrich August Rottmann, 1793. 2 volumes in one, 8° (194 x 116mm). One folding engraved plate (occasional light spotting). Modern calf gilt by Hedberg, Stockholm, spine gilt in compartments, contrasting lettering-pieces, (spine slightly sunfaded), slipcase.
FIRST EDITION IN GERMAN OF SCHEELE'S WORKS, containing his famous Chemische Abhandlungen über Luft und Feuer.
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