Traite Elementaire de Chimie : Presente dans unOrdre Nouveau et d'apres les Decouvertes Modernes; avec Figures par M. Lavoisier : Volume 2

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent ; 1743 to 1794

Published by Paris : Chez Cuchet, Libraire Rue and Hotel Serpente 1789 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd
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Modern archival reprint of original edition, no other publication date marked. . Book is pages 323 to 653. Volume 2 only. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Review: This work was a decisive move in the final overthrow of alchemy and the phlogiston theory introduced by Stahl a century earlier. By the use of the balance for weight determination at every chemical change and the building of a rational system of elements, Lavoisier laid the foundation of modern chemistry. He introduced a modern definition of element and compound, explained burning and rusting as a chemical combination with oxygen, and included emission and absorption of heat in his chemical system. his concepts of the principles of the indestructibility and conservation of matter guided him in formulating his methods or organic analysis. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Traite Elementaire de Chimie : Presente dans...
Publisher: Paris : Chez Cuchet, Libraire Rue and Hotel Serpente 1789 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd
Binding: Scarce Title.
Illustrator: Some b/w Illustrations
Book Condition: Good
Edition: C: clean and unmarked Text.

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