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Joseph PRIESTLEY Expériences et observations sur différentes branches de la physique, avec une continuation des observations sur l'air

Joseph PRIESTLEY

Expériences et observations sur différentes branches de la physique, avec une continuation des observations sur l'air

chez Nyon., à Paris 1782, in-12 (10x17cm), xxiv, 282pp. 1pl. (6) et (4) 312pp., 2 volumes reliés.


Translated work of Englishmen by Mr. Ghibelline. Original French edition. A third book published in 1783 and a fourth in 1787's copy of the library Sainte Genevieve hopes to 2 volumes on the date of 1782 Full mottled brown calf. Smooth spine decorated. Parts of titles and volume numbers in red morocco. Friction. A snag with a small tail lack of volume II. Red edges. English chemist and theologian, who isolated many gases, such as oxygen. He is considered one of the founders of modern chemistry by his contributions to experimentation. Priestley (1733-1804), pastor, theologian and chemist, was encouraged to publish his history of electricity by the Scientific and statesman Benjamin Franklin, whom he met in 1766 Priestley discovered among other things that the coal wood conducts electricity. In 1767, he realized that the electrification of the conductors is superficial. The same year he became pastor in Leeds, Yorkshire, where he became interested in research in the field of gas. With its innovative experimental work he was elected to the Academy of Sciences in 1772, when he published his observations on different air species. His greatest contribution is the isolation of oxygen in 1774. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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