CHAPTAL, Jean Antoine Claude.
Tableau Analytique du Cours de Chimie, fait à Montpellier…
A Montpellier: De l’imprimerie de Jean-François Picot… .1783
8vo, pp. (iv), 209. Modern quarter morocco and marbled sides. A fine and clean copy printed on very good, thick paper.
FIRST EDITION. “Chaptal (1756–1832) studied at the University of Montpellier and displayed so much talent that the authorities founded a chair of chemistry specially to enable him to teach in the school of medicine. The present work is an excellent summary of his lectures at Montpellier, instituted in 1781…” (Neville). Cole 268. Duveen p. 129. Neville I, p. 264.
Unsure of some of these terms? Click here to download a copy of Carter & Barker, ABC for Book Collectors (2006), which has full explanations.