Bibliotheca Chemica. A bibliography of books on Alchemy, Chemistry and Pharmaceutics. In Two Volumes.

London. Derek Verschoyle, Academic and Bibliographical Publications Ltd. 1954. Sm. 4to. 24 cm, reprint of the 1906 edition, xxi, 487, facsimile title pages, 598 pp., original Introduction, new Foreword, grey buckram, gilt spine titles on red morocco, a fine set. Item #41365

Scottish chemist, John Ferguson (1838-1916) was appointed Regius Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow in 1874. This massive bibliography is noted as his outstanding work, the result of forty years of book and manuscript collecting. It was first printed in Glasgow in 1906 under the title "Bibliotheca Chemica: A Catalogue of the Alchemical, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Books of the Collection of the late James Young of Kelly and Durris, Esq. LL.D., F.R.S., F.R.S.E." A model of bibliography and valuable reference.

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