The Chemical Works Of Caspar Neumann, M.D. Professor of Chemistry at Berlin, F.R.S. &c; Abridged And Methodized With large Additions, Containing the later Discoveries and Improvements made in Chemistry and the Arts depending thereon, By William Lewis, M.B. and Fellow of the Royal Society. Caspar Neumann.

The Chemical Works Of Caspar Neumann, M.D. Professor of Chemistry at Berlin, F.R.S. &c; Abridged And Methodized With large Additions, Containing the later Discoveries and Improvements made in Chemistry and the Arts depending thereon, By William Lewis, M.B. and Fellow of the Royal Society

London: W. Johnson et al, 1759. First English edition. leather_bound. 586 pages, Index (38 pp) [A4,a4-Zzz4,4A-4K]. Pharmacist and Theologian. and tutor of the hereditary princes of Duke Ernst the Pious, his observation on mortality rates in Breslau were sent to Leibnitz who informed the Royal Society of Neumann's work. This work is based on an abridged version of Neumann's lectures, 1683-1737, which originally appeared in seven volumes, and contains the first exposition of Stahl's phlogiston theory in English. Toning to margins of blank endpapers and title fore-edge; scattered, intermittent text toning -- a tight, firm copy. Modern three quarter calf and marbled boards, black leather spine labe. Near fine. Item #18220

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