The first step in chemistry. A new method of teaching the elements of the science.
London: John Churchill & Sons, 1868. Small 8vo. [ii], [v]-xxiv, 477, , 10 pp., including errata and advertisements for other works by the same author. Fourth edition. With numerous text illustrations. Cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, slightly soiled; interior very good. With the bookplate of the Jefferson Medical College Library on the pastedown and the bookplate of Arnold Thackray on the front free endpaper. Perforated library stamps on a few pages. Item #14947
Fourth edition of this popular textbook, published as “a plan for teaching the language of the science” to young students. First published in 1851, within twenty years this work became one of the most popular chemistry texts in use.