Diagrammes chimiques, ou
recueil de 360 figures (sur 112 planches) qui expliquent succinctement
les expériences par l'indication des agens et des produits a coté de
l'appareil, et qui rendent sinsible la théorie des phénomènes
By Henri Decremps
First edition, first printing of this introductory chemistry text by Henri Decremps, a French magician, diplomat and revolutionary activist. "A remarkable and curious
production, including a chemical glossary in six languages and 'tableaux
synoptiques qui representent le preparation et les parties
propotionelles des produits'" (Duveen).
Paris: Carilian-Goeuri, et al, 1823. pp. xlvii, 111 of 112 diagrams (missing diagram 1), 80. Handsomely bound in fine modern half brown calf, gilt-ruled spine with 5 raised bands and two black & red lettered morocco labels. Binding sturdy, boards and leather in fine condition. The title page is dust soiled, owners information above the title. Pages show age toning, some dust soiling and edgewear, with the diagrams intact, bright and clean. Scarce.
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