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The Bakerian Lecture for 1809. On some new electrochemical researches, on various objects, particularly the metallic bodies, from the alkalies, and earths, and on some combinations of hydrogene. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the year MDCCCX, Part I.

DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829).

Published by Printed by W. Bulmer, 1810., London:, 1810
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292 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 16-74. [Entire issue: [iv], [2], 147, [1 blank], 26 pp.] Original plain blue wrappers; top cover off and water-stained, spine heavily chipped. Very good. Davy's fourth Bakerian lecture, read to the Royal Society November 16, 1809. "Contains the discovery of hydrogen telluride, further investigations on ammonium, and some hasty speculations on the supposed composition of the elements." Partington. Arguments are given for considering potassium and sodium elementary bodies. "Gave further proofs of the elementary nature of potassium, and described the properties of telluretted hydrogen." Encyclopædia Britannica. DNB, V, p. 640; DSB, III, p. 602; Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed., VII, p. 872; Fullmer, Sir Humphry Davy's published works, p. 57; Mottelay, Bibliographical history of electricity & magnetism, p. 343; Partington, A history of chemistry, IV, p. 51; Wheeler Gift Catalogue, 2518. Bookseller Inventory # S4652

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Title: The Bakerian Lecture for 1809. On some new ...

Publisher: Printed by W. Bulmer, 1810., London:

Publication Date: 1810

Binding: Soft cover

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