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Author: CHEVREUL, (M.) E. Title: Recherches chimiques sur les corps gras d'origine animale.
Description: Paris, Imprimérie Nationale, 1889. Sm. in fol. W.front.pl., 2 facs. in the text. Original Printed brds. (very sl.soiled, spine ends bumped.). (Outer hinges somewhat chipped.). (XXX, 425, I pp.). (Large paper copy.). Comp. G&M 669 (first ed. 1823): 'A classical study of animal fats. Chevreul discovered that fats are composed of fatty acids and glycerol.': DSB (first ed.): 'Chevreul's "Recherches" is a full account of the chemistry of fats. He had revealed the nature of a large and important class of organic substances and had shown that they were composed of a few chemical species which were amenable to analysis and obeyed the same laws of chemical combination followed by simpler substances in the inorganic realm. The book is a model of complete, exhaustive research in organic chemistry.': Very good copy.
Price: EUR 550.00 = appr. US$ 597.77 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 3750