Elements of Agricultural Chemistry, In A Course of Lectures For The Board of Agriculture

DAVY, Sir Humphry

21247 London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. 1st Edition. Hardcover, 4to., quarter leather binding with marbled sides and edges, hinge is tender, armorial bookplate endpage, some foxing on endpages, frontis, plus eight internal plates including one fold-out, 323pp., appendices lxiii, + general index and appendix index, 4pp. Davy was an English chemist known for his contributions to the discoveries of chlorine and iodine. Davy presented many lectures to the Royal Society and for the Board of Agriculture from which this volume is produced. In 1813 he resigned from the Royal Society to travel on the Continent. $300.00AUD
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