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Practical chemistry, or a description of the processes by which the various articles of chemical research, in the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms, and procured: together with the best mode of analysis. . To which is added, a variety of subjects of practical utility, and a copious glossary of chemical terms, and synonimes.

Orfila, Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure.

Published by Thomas Dobson & Son (William Fry, printer), Philadelphia, 1818
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Translated from the French by John Redman Coxe. Illustrated with 8 engraved plates. All plates present. 8vo. xv, [1], 355, [1], lxxxvi pp.; 8 plts. Shaw & Shoemaker 45184; not in Sabin; not in Austin. Incomplete and disbound; lacks covers. Leather of spine mostly chipped away. Text block broken into two sections. Front and back (blank) leaves and pp. 147?158 separated. Pp. 143?146 and 287?294 missing. Marginal chips and tears to preliminary leaves, three leaves in middle of text block, and three leaves in the back. Light fold marks on some leaves. Spots of soiling throughout. A little bug-spotting to front (blank) leaves. A few pencil marks on title-page. Toned copy. Ex-library, with rubber-stamps on title-page and several other pages. Ink signature on front (blank) leaf. Incomplete copy, but plates all present. Bookseller Inventory # 18369

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Title: Practical chemistry, or a description of the...

Publisher: Thomas Dobson & Son (William Fry, printer), Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1818

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