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1 Dalton, John; Wollaston, William Hyde; and Thomson, Thomas. THE FOUNDATIONS OF ATOMIC THEORY Comprising Papers & Extracts By.... (1802-1808).
Edinburgh: The Alembic Club, 1923. 1923. Good 
- Small octavo, printed blue boards. The spine & extremities are darkened and the head & tail of the spine are rubbed & lightly chipped. The corners of the covers are lightly creased & frayed. 48 pages. Illustrated with tables & mathematical formulas. The pastedowns & endpapers and the last leaf of text are lightly foxed and there is a light crease to the top corner of the first few leaves. Good

Alembic Club Reprint No. 2. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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2 Leicester, Henry; Editor-in-Chief. CHYMIA: ANNUAL STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY. Volume 12.
Philadelpia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1967). (1967). Very good 
- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is slightly rubbed. [vii] & 236 pages. There is foxing to the edges of the book as well as slight foxing to a few pages. Very good.

Among the contents of this annual are articles on medieval Arabic minting of gold and silver coins, Torbern Bergman, and Avogadro on the degree of sub-molecularity of molecules, as well as translations of writings of Alfred Werner. 
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3 Priestley, Joseph; Maclean, John. CONSIDERATIONS OF THE DOCTRINE OF PHLOGISTON, AND THE DECOMPOSITION OF WATER by Joseph Priestley and TWO LECTURES ON COMBUSTION AND AN EXAMINATION OF DOCTOR PRIESTLEY'S CONSIDERATION ON THE DOCTRINE OF PHILOGISTON by John Maclean.
(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press), 1929. 1929. Very good Signed
(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press), 1929.. 1929.. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE EDITOR WILLIAM FOSTER - Octavo, black cloth with a printed label on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. vi, [i], 115 & [1] pages. The book is lightly soiled. Very good.

First edition.

"Edited, with a Sketch of the Life and Letters of Doctor Maclean by William Foster, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University".

Inscribed in the year of publication by the editor and signed "with the warm regard of/ William Foster / Princeton / Sept. 28, 1929". First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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4 Priestley, Joseph; Scheele, Carl Wilhelm. THE DISCOVERY OF OXYGEN: Part I: Experiments by Joseph Priestley 1775. Part II: Experiments by Carl Wilhelm Scheele 1777. (2 volumes).
Edinburgh, U.K.: The Alembic Club, 1901 and 1923. 1901 and 1923. Fair 
- Octavo, blue boards. The bindings are soiled with the spines darkened & their heads & tails lightly chipped. There are fragments of paper adhering to the rear cover of Part I and white staining to the front cover of Part II. 55 pages; and 46 pages plus two-page publisher's catalog. There is a full-page black-and-white illustration in Part II. There is foxing to the pastedowns & endpapers of Part I with occasional light foxing to its text pages. Good only.

Alembic Club Reprints Nos. 7 and 8. 
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5 Van't Hoff, J. H.; Arrhenius, Svante. THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE THEORY OF DILUTE SOLUTIONS: Papers on Osmotic Pressure By J. H. Van't Hoff And on Electrolytic Dissociation By Svante Arrhenius 1887.
Edinburgh: The Alembic Club, 1929. 1929. Good 
- Small octavo, printed blue boards. The binding is rubbed & lightly soiled. The spine is darkened & chipped. 67 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with tables & mathematical formulas. The page edges are darkened and there is foxing to the pastedowns & endpapers. Good.

Alembic Club Reprint No. 19. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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6 Williamson, Alexander W. PAPERS ON ETHERIFICATION AND ON THE CONSTITUTION OF SALTS (1850-1856).
Edinburgh: The Alembic Club, 1949. 1949. Good 
- Octavo, softcover bound in bluish gray stiff paper wrappers. The covers are foxed & the spine is darkened. The bottom corner of the rear wrap is slightly creased. iv & pages [5]-62. Illustrated with mathematical formulas. The rear endpaper is foxed. The bottom corners of the last few leaves are slightly creased. Good.

Alembic Club Reprints No. 16. 
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