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FOURCROY, Antoine Francois de (1755-1809). Philosophie chimique, ou vérités fondamentales de la chimie moderne. Paris: F. Schoell, 1806.
8o (158 x 102 mm). Contemporary gilt and blind-stamped morocco, upper cover with central coat-of-arms "Lycée Imperial Napoleon," flat spine gilt (upper joint starting, some rubbing). Provenance: Lycée Imperial Napoleon (binding and stamp on title page); purchased from Ida W. Schuman, 28 October 1955.
Third edition of this popular summary of antiphlogistic chemistry which was translated into eleven languages. See Ferguson I:287.
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