PRACTICAL ESSAY ON THE ANALYSIS OF MINERALS. BY AND EARLY PROPONENT OF FOOD SAFETY AND CONSUMER AWARENESS ACCUM, Frederick. A PRACTICAL ESSAY ON THE ANALYSIS OF MINERALS, exemplifying the best methods of analysing ores, earths, stones, inflammable fossils, and mineral substances in general. Philadelphia: Published by Kimber & Conrad.
And Benjamin & Thomas Kite. First American, from the first London edition of 1804.
A frontispiece and one other copperplate, both engraved by Tanner, of apparatus. Contemporary paper boards with a paper spine, and a paper spine label. An Amazing Condition, no foxing, bound tight, complete, clean, small area at top of spine is only issue, otherwise stellar condition. Although he never made any significant contributions to pure chemistry, his contributions to technical and industrial chemistry were important: he did much to promote the introduction of gas lighting, and to alert the public to the dangers of food adulteration and the dubious methods and fraudulent claims of some merchants.Like Humphry Davy and other contemporaries, Accum became a popular lecturer and author of books to accompany his courses in practical chemistry, pharmacy, and mineralogy, such as this PRACTICAL ESSAY ON THE ANALYSIS OF MINERALS. Thank you for visiting my store and viewing this item, stop by again I list fresh items 365 days a year! PLEASE READ ALL THE BORING DETAILS. You can count on us to be factual as to the best of our knowledge and have clear accurate photographs. Photographs often disclose condition far better than verbiage as many people have different ideas on what terms may mean. S message system before you pay for an amended invoice. Thank you very much for visiting my auctions I honestly appreciate it. I list the Antique & Unique, Unusual things & items of distinction. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "history-cellar" and is located in this country: US.
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