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1 Graham. Thomas. ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY Including The Application Of The Science In The Arts. (Volume 2 of 2).
Hippolyte Bailliere [London]. 1858. Hard Cover 
2nd edition. 804pp. 8vo. Rebound in 1/4 brown cloth & faux marbled boards in brown, yellow & white. Gilt-lettered spine with 'Graham/ Elements of Chemistry/ 2. Ed. Vol. 2/ London 1858'. All edges marbled in red. Original leaves begin with the title page after 4 blank leaves. Index. Henry Watts assisted in this revised & enlarged 2nd edition. Ex-LIBRARY: an Army Medical Library, Washington, DC bookplate stamped with a withdrawn notice by the National Library of Medicine on the front endpaper and a 1' edge tear, small library stamp, & some pencil notations on the title page o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Turner, Edward. ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY: Including The Recent Discoveries & Doctrines Of The Science. With Notes & Emendations by Franklin Bache, M.D.
DeSilver, Thomas & Co. [Philadelphia]. 1835. (1835). Hard Cover 
5th American edition. xix, 682, [1, errata]. sm8vo. Full leather covers. The spine is divided into 6 sections by pairs of gilt rulings with the 2nd section from the top bearing the title in gilt on a black label. Illustrated with sketches, diagrams, tables & charts. The 5th American edition was taken from the 5th London edition; but, according to the publisher, numerous errors in the text & tables were corrected prior to issuance making the American edition 'much more correct than the London work'. Fair: All edges & corners rubbed; edge scrapes along the top & right edge of the front & on all edges of the back; some discoloration to both covers; a fairly light dampstain, beginning at the front of the preliminary leaves (shaped like an inverted isosceles triangle with a 3 1/2' base extending along the top edge of the leaves an equal distance from the gutter & narrowing to 4 1/2' down the gutter) decreases in dimensions & intensity through about 50 pages; scattered light to faint foxing throughout; one former owner's (Samuel S. Kirk) ornate name stamp on all edges, another owner's (L. S. English) ornate name stamp on the front free endpaper along with a pencil drawing of a fish, a third owner's (R. K. Smith) penciled name on the front flyleaf, & a penciled presentation from Kirk to Smith dated 1875 on the back flyleaf; edges of text block tanned; o/w the book's binding is tight & the gilt still bright. SEE SCAN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Ginn & Co. [Boston]. 1888. (1887). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. xvi, 214, [2, ads]pp. sm8vo. Brown cloth with black lettering & horizontal rulings on the front cover. Gilt lettering & ruling on the spine. Frontispiece + 50 other b/w illustrations (both full plates & text figures) showing mostly apparatus. Despite the copyright date, 1888 appears on the title page & the Preface is dated January 3, 1888. The covers show some wear, spine extremes rubbed, corners bumped; the endpapers thru the tile/copyright leaf have a horizontal wrinkle across their middle, & there are a few spots of foxing on the interior pages o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no abuse or major defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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