1803/1804/1808. 1) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium) in French, 7.25" x 8.75", Arcueil [France]; May 28, 1803. In this letter to an unnamed minister, Madame Berthollet requests the original letters from Berthollet [her husband or herself?] requesting assistance with finding an administrative position for two people when the minister sends his recommendations for said people to give to officials at the administrative offices they wish to enter into. 2) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium with an integral address sheet) in French, 6.5" x 8", Arcueil; July 29, 1803. In this letter to a Madame Vinneux in Lausanne, Madame Berthollet informs her friend that she will be able to obtain a passport for her and that the ambassador to Switzerland will assist her with the necessary steps for her return to France. 3) ALS. "F. Berthollet." Three pages (of a bifolium with an integral address sheet) in French, 6.5" x 8.25", Arcueil; June 11, 1804. In this letter to Madame Vinneux, Madame Berthollet opens by speculating that passport troubles are being caused by "cette saison" [presumably meaning the contemporaneous political situation] and will seek information about the delay experienced by her friend in obtaining permission to travel. Mme. Berthollet was convinced her friend was on her way and assures her that she and her husband speak of her and "their second son," Déodat, at every meal. Meanwhile her husband has received a "new distinction" from the government that she describes as more of a burden than a privilege since they must outfit an "archbishop's house" with furniture, linens and all the rest [Claude Louis Berthollet was made a Grand Officier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1804]. 4) ALS. "F. Berthollet." One page (of a bifolium) in French, 7.5" x 9.25", Arcueil; January 9, 1808. In this letter, Madame Berthollet invites Monsieur and Madame Tochon [could be Joseph-François Tochon (1772-1820), numismatist, collector, and political figure] to dinner in Arcueil. Condition: Letters have usual folds. Letter 2 has four pin holes through lower left hand corner, and small paper loss where seal was broken when letter opened; otherwise good. Letter 3 has four pins holes through the lower left hand corner, and small paper loss where seal was broken when letter was opened; otherwise good. Letter 4 has some paper loss on the last line of the letter where gaul ink has bled through paper, effective several words; otherwise good.; Consignment; shelved case 0.
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Lübeck: L. Jauchen, 1642. First Edition. 8vo., 670 pages, ; VG; newly rebacked, previous spine and boards preserved; cracked brown leather spine, black label with gilt lettering; paper boards, gilt seal embossed on front cover; moderate wear to boards; illustrated title page; second front endpaper has a full-page handwritten biography of Paul Fleming in German; possible ex-library, with stamp on recto of title page for Biblioth. Regia. Berolinensi.; small green stamp on recto of title page and on last page, reading "Friedr Wilh. / Pfeiffer / Breslau"; Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer (1858-1945) was a German physician and bacteriologist, known for his many fundamental discoveries in immunology and bacteriology. Among them, he discovered bacteriolysis and it went on to be known as the Pfeiffer Phenomenon. Later in life he held the chair of hygiene in Breslau from 1909-1925, when he retired.; Fleming's Teutsche Poemata (Poems in German), was published posthumously in 1642, and was later renamed Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte (Spiritual and Secular Poems); NA consignment; shelved case 0.
London: Black, Perry, and Kingsbury, 1812. Second Edition. Octavo, xxv, , 2-164 pages,  ads; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, gray cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; name written to title page; with half-title, folding frontispiece; water-stain to lower edge of frontispiece; fore and lower page edges untrimmed; shelved case 10.
Stockholm: Kongl. Boktryckeriet, 1886. First Edition. Quarto, 58 pages, illustrated, tables; G-; green cover with black print at top edge, all edges of cover, front and back, chipped and torn, peripheral browning, binding slightly exposed at top and bottom of spine, slight spotting, bumped and curled corners; title page and last paged tanned from acidic cover, otherwise clean interior; text in French; "Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, Bandet 21. No. 17."
London: G. Routledge & Co., 1857. First Edition Thus. Octavo, xv, 237, ,  ads; G; bound in burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; some rubbing and fraying to binding; bookplate to front pastedown; ownership information on verso of ffep; with color frontispiece and 3 plates (1 with overlay); First Edition of the Spanton English Translation; shelved case 10.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1860. first edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gilt text; Cloth has moderately rubbed surfaces, more so at fore corners and spine edges with light frays, otherwise with strong and secure panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with good, intact binding and unmarked pages; previous owner's label on front pastedown; pp 739.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Libraire du Bureau des Longitudes, de l'Ecole Polytechnique, Successeur de Mallet-Rachelier, 1880. First Edition. 8vo., 39 pages, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with black print, some chipping at edges and spine, some smudging and mild soiling front and back, some rubbing, wear to corners; interior clean, uncut pages, torn edge top of page 8, last page has some shrinkage upper-right corner; text in French; "Conference faite a Sheffield, le 22 Aout 1897, devant l'Association Britannique Pour l'Avancement des Sciences"; "Extrait des Annales de Chimie et de Physique, 5e. serie, t. XIX, 1880"
New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1873. New Edition. Large Octavo, 818 pages; VG; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards, spine paneled with a green and a burgundy label, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to other panels; gilt text block; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated with 343 engravings on wood and a color frontispiece;very mild foxing to interior; small name-stamp to front cover, sfep; shelved case 10.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
Boston, New York, Chicago, London: Ginn & Company, 1907. Small Octavo; pp 162; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with black text to paper label; author was German chemist, Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald, he won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1909; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; slight spotting to exterior; rubbed corners and edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; slight cracking to gutters; errata slip tipped in at page 31; interior show light toning to pages.
London: Taylor & Walton, 1846. First Edition. 8vo., 103 pages, 5 tables, 8 pages ads; G+; bound in dark green cloth, faded gilt lettering on spine; some rubbing to boards, fraying and chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to and fraying to corners; title page has upper fore edge corner missing, title unaffected; some pages have notes in pen correcting things in text; shelved case 10.
Paris: Dunod, 1878. First Edition. 8vo., 859 pages; G+; 1/4 bound with marbled boards, paneled red leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling; cracking to hinges, chipping to head and tail of spine, hinges; some repair to corners; rubbing to boards, corners, edges; marbled endpapers; interior clean; 8 folding plates in rear, part of plate one has some age-toning; text in French eb/nd.
Paris: Le Doyen de la Faculte des Science, 1897. Large Octavo; Fair; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; no jacket; partial cracking to front joint; chipped tail spine edge; exterior shows heavy rubbing to edges and joints; some scratches to marbled boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; some age toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some writing to ffep; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to title page; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1923. First Edition. Octavo, 187 pages; VG/VG-; spine is brown with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor shelf wear, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, pages have dust build up along the edges; shelved Chemistry.
Gorinchem: J. Noorduijn en Zoon N.V., 1948. First Edition. 8vo., 2 volumes. Vol. I. 158 pages, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with red and black print, some peripheral browning, chipping to front right cover edge and back upper corner, fold on cover at upper back corner, outside corners bumped; clean interior. Vol. II. 215 pages, 1 folded plate, illustrated; VG-; tan cover with red and black print, some peripheral browning, small portion of right edge front cover torn away, slightly bumped outer corners, rear cover has tear at spine edge; clean interior; text in Dutch.
Pennsylvania: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, and the JCPDS-International Centre for Diffraction Data, 1978. Third Edition. Ex-Library; Third Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick dark blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, front end paper and title page have a small rust stain from a paper clip, library stamp on dedication page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; No full book page number, however, complete; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London: The Chemical Society, 1979. Octavo; VG+/VG; volumes 1 and 2 light green spine with dark green text, volumes 3 and 4 green-brown spine with dark text, volume 5 green-brown spine with light green text; all volumes' dust jackets have minor shelfwear, minor edgewear; all volumes' boards strong; all volumes text blocks slightly age toned; volume 2 dust jacket has closed tear on rear tail edge, board has tear on front cover; volume 5 dust jacket has closed tears on head and tail edges, bending on interior front flap; Volume 1 - A Review of the Literature Published during 1976 and 1977, 0851866425; Volume 2 - A Review of the Literature Published during 1978 and 1979, 0851866522; Volume 3 - A Review of the Literature Published during 1973, 0851865429; Volume 4 - A Review of the Literature Published during 1974, 0851865720; Volume 5 - A Review of the Literature Published during 1975, 0851866026 [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Washington, D.C. American Chemical Society, 2003. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with dark blue text. Boards have general shelfwear, has Ex-Library call number label on spine, tiny dent on front, otherwise, clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has Library stamp on front paste-down, bar code sticker on rear free end paper, call number label and card holder on rear paste-down, front free end paper has small stamp stain, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 448.
London: Chiswick Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo., 68 pages; VG; light grey cover with black print, slight spotting on front, foxing on spine, penciled notation on front cover, edges of over-sized cover bent and has some foxing along interior exposed edges, slight tear on top of back cover; slight spotting on first prelim. page; clean interior, binding tight.
1958. First Edition. 8vo, 101 pages +  pages of plates, illustrated; G+; buff cover with black and red print, some smudging, bumped outer corners, slight spotting, tear at top along spine edge; back has some smudging, slight spotting, slight tear at top along spine edge, bumped corners; inside cover coming away from spine; spine weak along initial section of book; clean interior; text in French; "Celebration du Centenaire de sa Foundation en Presence de Monsieur le President de la Republique Francaise et de Monsieur le Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres ...[et al.]"
New York: Interscience Publishers, Inc., 1960. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 647; G/G-; white/black spine with white text; ex-library; this volume only; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; chipped rear flap; tape residue to spine; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; paper wraps; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to rear endpapers; slight toning to interior edges.
First Edition. 8vo., 112 pages, illustrated, tables, graphs; VG-; grey cover with black print, soiling to spine end upper edge front cover, some soiling on back cover, some rubbing, slight spotting, bump to upper right corner, bump and small tear at bottom of spine, bump/fold upper left, slight foxing of some pages edges; clean interior, slight stain inside rear cover; text in Dutch; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van de Graad van Doctor in de Technische Wettenschap aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft"
First Edition. 8vo.,135 pages, 4 folded plates, illustrated; VG; grey cover with black print, some soiling/foxing at front right edge and bottom of cover, bumped lower corners, slight bump to upper right corner, slight spotting on front, slight smudging on back cover; cover slightly coming away from binding at top and bottom; clean interior; text in Dutch with summary in English; includes publisher insert "Stellingen"; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van de Graad van Doctor in de Technische Wetenschap aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft ... 27 Juni 1951"
Albany: C. Van Benthuysen & Sons, Printers, 1866. First Edition. 8vo., 23 pages, tables; G-; in clear plastic envelope, yellow cover with black print; ink inscription (partially chipped away) "... H. Chester, with the regards of the author", front cover separated from binding, brittle with heavily chipped edges, light peripheral browning, slight spotting and smudging, vertical center crease throughout; lacks back cover; slight tear on outside and bottom edges of first two pages, tear at top edge of last page, slight spotting, minor ink editorial annotations on some pages; "Read at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, held in the city of Buffalo, Aug. 16th, 1866."
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1960. Third Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; good-/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering on black title block; some shelf wear and bumping; sunned at the spine; fore-edges of front and rear boards, discolored; text block, clean; illus., tables, graphs, and text figures; 644pp.
Hamburg und Leipzig: Verlag von Leopold Voss, 1883. Thick Octavo; pp 2185; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound black leather spine with gilt text to spine with gilt decorations and raised bands; boards have moderate wear to exterior, rubbed edges and corners; text block marbled, some fading to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name label to front pastedown, previous bookshop's label to rear end paper; some foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; German text.
's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1948. Second Edition. 8vo., x, 124 pages, illustrated, graphs; VG; gold cover with black print, some peripheral browning, slight spotting, lower right corner bumped, upper right corner has slight curl; browning on pages adjacent to cover, clean interior; text in Dutch; "Handleidingen Bij Het Onderwijs aan de Technische Hogeschool te Delft--Onder Redactie van de Centrale Comissie voor Studiebelangen, No. 76"
Cleveland: Chemical Rubber Publishing Co., 1945. Twenty-Ninth Edition. Thick 10mo; pp 2639; Good; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; synthetic leather covered boards; some rubbing to joints; mild wear to corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; some ink to front pastedown; illustrated;.
Amsterdam: H.J. Paris, 1928. First Edition. 8vo., illustrated; VG; tan cover with brown print, light smudging, front cover has crease at upper right with bumped corner, back has small stain upper left with slight tear from bumped corner; clean interior; publisher insert "Stellingen"; text in Dutch; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van den Graad van Doctor in de Wis- en natuurkunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht ... 26 Januari 1928"
Groningen: J.B. Wolters' Uitgevers-Maatschappij, 1932. First Edition. 8vo., 125 pages, tables, errata tipped in; VG-; tan cover with brown print, some spotting/soiling to right side and upper edge of front, bend to lower right corner, mild spotting on spine and back cover, bumped top spine; spot on inside of front cover and adjacent page, otherwise clean interior and text; text in Dutch; publisher insert titled "Stellingen"; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van den Graad van Doctor in de Wis- en Natuurkunde aan de Rijks-Universiteit te Groningen ... 6 Juli 1932"
Amsterdam: H.J. Paris, 1927. First Edition. 8vo., 134 pages, illustrated, graphs, tables; VG; blue cover with black print, some discoloration, slight spotting at front upper edge and lower corner, slight bumping on edges and at upper right corner; interior clean; text in Dutch; publisher insert titled "Stellingen"; "Proefschrift ter Verkrijging van den Graad van Doctor in de Wis- en Natuurkuunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht ... 4 April 1927"
New York: Oxford University Press, 1969. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Black spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear to covers, rubbing to surfaces, previous owner's inscription on front cover, light blemishes along sides and edges, minor crease at rear cover corner; Foxing and spotting along text block exterior otherwise text block clean; 296 pp.
Upsala: Druck der Akademischen Buckdruckerei, 1876. Quarto; VG-; softcover; white spine; covers have minor shelfwear, general edgewear, chipping along spine, rubbing on fore corners, small closed tears on front tail edge, open tears on rear fore edge, minor soiling on rear, pencil marks on rear, age toned; text block age toned; 21pp.
London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print on black banner; Boards in cream cloth, tanning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, tanning, shelfwear, spotting; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, spotting to edges, foxing throughout; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1967. First thus. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, blue and white spine with white and black text; dj [BroDart], age-toned; chipping at the spine and folds; HB, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; toning starts; illus.: figures, tables; 628pp. --Translated from the Russian.
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1908. Reprinted. Thick Octavo; pp 749; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; heavy wear to edges; some soiling to exterior; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; some writing to pastedowns and endpapers; illustrated; cracking to gutters;.
Sofia, Bulgaria: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2006. First Edition. Octavo, 503pp. Hardcover without dust jacket in VG- condition. Bumping and shelf wear to illustrated boards, particularly corners. Small spot of soiling to tail edge of text block. Text is clean. Boards slightly bowed and spine cocked. Binding is sturdy. Shelved in Science section (Chemistry); Spine is blue with white text.
USA: American Society of Metals, 1974. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick blue fabric spine with white text. Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing on edges, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-library stamp on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 765.
Florida: American Bindery, 1994. First. Folio; VG+/no-DJ; spine dark blue w/ gold text good condition; boards strong, clean, tiny factory sticker on inside back cover otherwise very good; very light aging of pages, signatures of by author and thesis committee in beginning pages, otherwise very good. 250pp. Oversize: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders; College thesis.
New York: Wiley-Interscience [A Division of John Wiley & Sons], 1976. Second Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Magenta spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, light rubbing along sides and edges, minor fraying at base of spine; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean; 320 pp.
Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1945. Octavo; good-/none; sunned red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; sunned, and spot stain, at the spine; text block, clean; spotting at the edges; illus.: figures, tables; 349pp. INSCRIBED by author on front pastedown endpaper.