A Dictionary of Chemistry, Exhibiting the present State of the Theory and Practice of that Science, its Application to Natural Philosophy, the Processes of Manufactures, Metallurgy, and numerous other Arts dependant on the Properties and Habitudes of Bodies, in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Kingdoms. With a Considerable Number of Tables, Expressing the Elective Attractions, Specific Gravities, Comparative Heats, Component Parts, Combinations, and other Affections of the Objects of Chemical Research. William NICHOLSON.

A Dictionary of Chemistry, Exhibiting the present State of the Theory and Practice of that Science, its Application to Natural Philosophy, the Processes of Manufactures, Metallurgy, and numerous other Arts dependant on the Properties and Habitudes of Bodies, in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Kingdoms. With a Considerable Number of Tables, Expressing the Elective Attractions, Specific Gravities, Comparative Heats, Component Parts, Combinations, and other Affections of the Objects of Chemical Research.

London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1795. FIRST EDITION. In two volumes. Quarto, pp.viii, 576; pp.[2], 577-1132. With two plates showing various apparatus and two tables of useful Chemical symbols, at the rear of volume II. In contemporary full tree calf, recently re-backed with original spine leather pasted over. Gilt titles to contemporary red labels on each spine. All edges flecked blue / grey. Title pages and preface lightly browned, otherwise very clean text blocks. Small ownership inscription to front free endpaper of each volume, with some light pencil sketches to endpapers of volume I. Original leather heavily worn; all corners repaired. The first Dictionary of Chemistry to be published by an English scientist. Item #49018

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