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the later Discoveries and Improvements made in Chemistry and the Arts depending thereon, By William Lewis, M.B. and Fellow of the Royal Society. London: Printed for W. Johnston, G. Keith, A. Linde, P. Davey and B. Law, T. Field, T. Caslon, and E. Dilly, 1759.
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4to. 320 leaves.
Surgeon General’s Library Catalogue I, ix, 825.
Ferguson II, 137.
Poggendorff II, col. 272. Both Ferguson and Poggendorff give 1760 as the date of the first edition of Lewis’s Abridgment.
Caspar Neumann, 1683-1737, was a native of Silesia.
William Lewis, 1714-1781, a chemist of London.
Cramer on Metals. 8 vo.
1815 Catalogue, page 35. no. 16, as above.
CRAMER, Johann Andreas.
Elements of the Art of Assaying Metals. In Two Parts. The First containing the Theory, the Second the Practice of the said Art . . . By John Andrew Cramer, M.D. Translated from the Latin. [By Cromwell Mortimer.] Illustrated with Copper Plates . . . With an Appendix, containing a List of the chief Authors that have been published in English upon Minerals and Metals. London: for Tho. Woodward and C. Davis, Printers to the Royal Society, 1741.
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First Edition of this translation. 8vo. 2 parts in 1. 265 leaves, 5 folded engraved plates; on sig. o i is the half-title for: Docimasia . . . Part the Second, Being the Practice of Assaying, with continuous pagination.
Ferguson I, 80.
Old calf; some leaves foxed; initialled by Jefferson at sigs. I and T. The numerous corrections in ink are probably by Charles Trumbull whose autograph signature is on the title-page. With the Library of Congress 1815 bookplate.
Johann Andreas Cramer, 1710-1777, German chemist, was Counsellor for mines and metallurgy at Blankenburg. This work was originally written in Latin and published at Leyden in 1739. This translation is by Cromwell Mortimer, d. 1752, English physician.
Scheele de l’air et du feu. 12 mo.
1815 Catalogue, page 36. no. 4, as above.
SCHEELE, Karl Wilhelm.
Traité chimique de l’air et du feu, par Charles-Guillaume Scheele . . . Avec une Introduction de Torbern Bergmann . . . Ouvrage traduit de l’ Allemand, par le Baron de Dietrich . . . A Paris: [de l’Imprimerie de Demonville] Rue et Hôtel Serpente [chez Cuchet], 1781.-- Supplement au traité chimique de l’air et du feu de M. Scheele, contenant un Tableau abrégé des nouvelles découvertes sur les diverses espèces d’Air, par Jean-Godefroi Léonhardy; des Notes de M. Richard Kirwan, & une Lettre du Docteur Priestley à ce Chimiste Anglois, sur l’Ouvrage de M. Scheele; traduit et augmenté de notes . . . par M. le Baron de Dietrich . . . avec la traduction, par MM. de l’Académie de Dijon, des expériences de M. Scheele sur la quantité d’air pur qui se trouve dans l’atmosphere . . . A Paris: Rue et Hôtel Serpente, 1785.
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