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Bibliotheca Chemica: A Catalogue of the Alchemical, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Books (New)
by Ferguson, John
Publisher: Martino Publishing
Book ID: 9781578980123, 1578980127
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Ferguson, John. BIBLIOTHECA CHEMICA. A CATALOGUE OF THE ALCHEMICAL, CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL BOOKS IN THE COLLECTION OF …JAMES YOUNG.
Cloth, 8vo., two vols bound as one. Xxi, 487; 598 pp. Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1906. ISBN 1-57898-13 5.
Ferguson’s Bibliotheca Chemica is a rich collection of 2,500 early works on chemistry, particularly alchemy. A concise and critical biographical account of each author is followed by an appraisal of his work. Bibliographical descriptions are supplemented by notes of other editions, translations, and other works by the same author not in the collection. Along with Partington’s History of Chemistry, this is a “must have” work for anyone interested in alchemy and the history of chemistry, be they bookseller, collector or scholar. Besterman 4777. Sheehy ED12.
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