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BERGMAN, Torbern Olof (1735-1784). Physical and chemical essays... to which are added notes and illustrations. Translated and edited by Edmund Cullen. London: J. Murray, Edinburgh: Balfour & Co., W. Gordon, J. Dickson, Dublin: L. White, 1784.
2 volumes, 8o (203 x 125 mm). Engraved folding frontispiece and 2 folding tables (signatures vol. I and A vol. II switched in this copy, U3 vol. I torn, affecting a few letters.) Contemporary gilt ruled calf, black morocco spine label, upper cover of vol. II detached, others cracked).
First edition in English. The essays include translations of Bergman's De tubo feruminatoria (1779), De analysi aquarum (1778), De minerarum docimasia humida (1780) and others. Partington III, pp. 179-199; Norman 193.
BERGMAN, Torbern Olof. "Commentatio de acido areo" and "Disquisitio de attractionibus electivis." In: Nova acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, II, pp. 108-160 and 161-250. Uppsala: Johannes Edman, 1775. Volume II, 4o (283 x 218 mm). (Uncut and unopened.) Later blue wrappers. First appearance of both accounts. Partington III pp. 179-199; Norman 190 and 191. (3)
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