Antoine Laurent Lavoisier "Elements Of Chemistry" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]

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Antoine Laurent Lavoisier "Elements Of Chemistry" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier "Elements Of Chemistry" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier "Elements Of Chemistry" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier "Elements Of Chemistry" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Easton Press, Norwalk. CT. Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier "The Elements of Chemistry". Luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. Limited Edition. Collector's Edition.

The book is considered to be the first modern chemical textbook. It contained a list of elements, or substances that could not be broken down further, which included oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, phosphorus, mercury, zinc, and sulfur. It also forms the basis for the modern list of elements. The list, however, also included light and caloric, which he believed to be material substances but are not elements.

About the author

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier was a French nobleman and chemist central to the 18th-century Chemical Revolution and a large influence on both the histories of chemistry and biology.

Features

Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

Very Fine. A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps inside the book. Sharp corners that are not bumped.
Publisher:
N/A
Edition:
Easton Press
Binding:
Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Illustrator:
Limited Edition
Dimensions:
9 "x 6" x 2"