KIRWAN, Richard. Essai sur le Phlogistique et sur la Constitution des Acides, Paris, 1788, 8°, FIRST EDITION OF THIS TRANSLATION, half title (title and A1 with library perforation, some scoring in pencil, occasional staining at lower margins), contemporary calf-backed boards (library accession no. at base of spine).
Translated into French by Mme. Lavoisier, with adverse comments by Lavoisier, de Morveau, Fourcory, etc. on Kirwan who believed phlogiston to be identical with hydrogen.