Jahres-Bericht uber die Fortschritte der physischen Wissenschaften von Jacob Berzelius. Eingereicht an die schwedische Akademie der Wissenschaften, den 31. MArz 1833.
by BERZELIUS, Jacob (1779-1848).
Tubingen:: Heinrich Laupp, 1834., 1834. 8vo. x, 398 pp. Index. Early quarter gilt-stamped calf, German blue paste-paper over boards; spine worn. Title with ownership stamp of the Societe de Lecture de Geneve. Very good. Thirteenth annual. Reviews the contributions from the fields of physics, chemistry, minerology, plant-chemistry [biochemistry], and geology. / From 1822 until 1841, annual reports were issued regarding articles and studies that advanced knowledge in chemistry, minerology, geology, and other sciences. Berzelius is often credited as one of several founders of modern chemistry. He created a form of chemical notation that remains largely in force today, as well as discovering and naming the elements silicon, selenium, thorium, and cerium. He is credited with coining such terms as catalyst, polymer, and isomer. / "Periodically published bibliographies of chemistry that are of importance to historians include Jacob Berzelius' Jahres-Bericht uber die Fortschritte der physischen Wissenschaften in 20 volumes (Tubingen, 1822-41)..." – Andrew Hunter, Thornton and Tully's Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors.
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