PUBLISHER: Marsh, Capen, Lyon and Webb DATE/EDITION: 1839, stated third edition BINDING: Hardbound in leather spine and corners and marbled boards with gold highlights on spine and gold lettering on a brown title block on the spine, 556 pages DUST JACKET: No jacket BOOK CONDITION: Corners rubbed and worn and a small hole in the bottom rear spine edge. the binding is tight and other than some pencil notations on the end papers the interior is clean and unmarked. Some toning and spotting to pages but the text is actually very clear. DESCRIPTION: Contains the principal facts of the science, in the order in which they are discussed and illustrated in the lectures at Harvard university, N.E. and several other colleges and medical schools in the united states. Compiled and arranged as a text book for the use of students, and persons attending lectures on chemistry. Author was a professor of chemistry and mineralogy in Harvard university. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Manual of Chemistry, Containing the ...
Publisher: Marsh, Capen, Lyon and Webb
Publication Date: 1839
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 3rd Edition
Book Description Richardson and Lord, 1828., Boston:, 1828. Second edition, comprehending the recent discoveries. 8vo. xi, , 619,  pp. 9 plates (plates 8 and 9 bound toward the beginning), figures; plates slightly foxed, LACKING PLATE VI. Original calf, gilt-stamped red leather spine label; spine replaced with kozo, title label chipped. Good. The author of this work, John White Webster (1811-1850), was a Harvard chemistry professor, respected lecturer, and editor of chemical works. However, his promising career was cut short after he was charged and hanged for the murder of George Parkman over an unpaid debt in a highly sensationalized crime that rocked the city of Boston. Bookseller Inventory # S11414