THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS: PORTER, Arthur L. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS: PORTER, Arthur L. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS: PORTER, Arthur L. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS: PORTER, Arthur L.

THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS

PORTER, Arthur L.

Publication Date: 1830
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PORTER, Arthur L. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS, being a practical Display of the Arts and Manufactures which depend upon Chemical Principles. With numerous Engravings. On the Basis of Gray's Operative Chemist, adapted to the United States, with Treatises on Calico Printing and Bleaching, and other large Additions. Philadelphia, Carey & Lea, 1830. First edition. Octavo. 803pp. +70ff. plates (numbered as 67). Large volume in bound in publisher's binding: cloth spine and paper covered boards. A goldmine of information on the arts, crafts and trades. Samuel Frederck Gray, the author of "The Operative Chemist" (1828) wrote on medicine, pharmacy and botany. Arthur Livermore Porter was Professor of Chemistry at the University of Vermont. With a great deal on the processing of ores and metals, on distilleries, and on heating and lighting. Ex-library, minimal markings, foxed; spine and boards detached. Pages x and 397, and plate 39 are torn. As is needs rebinding. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 87064

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Title: THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARTS

Publication Date: 1830

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