NEW SYSTEM OF CHEMISTRY, INCLUDING MINERALOGY, AND VEGETABLE, ANIMAL,
by THOMSON, ThomaS
1803. THOMSON, ThomaS. A NEW SYSTEM OF CHEMISTRY, INCLUDING MINERALOGY, AND VEGETABLE, ANIMAL, AND DYEING SUBSTANCES, COMPREHENDING THE LATEST DISCOVERIES AND IMPROVEMENTS OF THE SCIENCE. Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1803. 1st American edition. 364 pp. + 4 plates [XVIII, XIX, XXXI, XXXII]. 4to., worn calf with remnant of red leather gilt spine label. Ink ownership of chemist Benjamin Tucker on first blank recto (detached): "Purchased at auction 1811 [?] Benj. Tucker 12 [/] 12 1818". Benjamin Tucker was the editor of D. Blair's "Grammar of Chemistry" (first published in Philadelphia, 1810). He lectured on chemstry for young women to encourage them in the study of the science. Boards detached, block intact except for first page, edges stained. Bookplate on front pastedown of Samuel A. D. Sheppard. Scarce.
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