1835 · Tubingen:
by BERZELIUS, Jacob (1779-1848).
Tubingen:: Heinrich Laupp, 1835., 1835. 8vo. , 206 pp. Early German blue paste-paper over boards, manuscript spine label, with original brown printed paper wrappers bound in. Title with ownership stamp of the Societe de Lecture de Geneve. Very good. Fourteenth annual. Translated from the Swedish by F. Wohler. 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.
(Inventory #: EEG1024)