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Conversations on chemistry :

in which the elements of that science are familiarly explained and illustrated by experiments : in two volumes /
[by Mrs. Jane Marcet].
Main Creator: Marcet, Mrs. (Jane Haldimand), 1769-1858.
Contributors: Lowry, Wilson, 1762-1824, engraver.
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row, 1809
Edition:The 3rd ed., rev., corrected, and considerably enl.
Subjects:
Notes:Vol. 1: xvii, [1], 347 p., 9 leaves of plates; v. 2: xii, 363, [13] p., 3 leaves of plates.

Half-titles.

"Advertisement" by the author in v. 1, p. v-vi, describes addition of material on electrochemistry and is dated: London, 24th November, 1809.

Twelve numbered plates engraved on copper by Wilson Lowry after drawings by the author, dated: Octr. 2nd, 1809.

Errata: Vol. 1, [1] p. following p. xvii; v. 2: p. [11] at end.

Publisher's advertisement: v. 2, p. [12-13] at end.

Includes index.

Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 829.

Contents (from t.p.): Vol. 1. On simple bodies -- v. 2. On compound bodies.

Tp. of vol. I. wanting.

Physical description: 2 v. : ill. (copper-engravings) ; 20 cm. (12mo)

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