Ehrmann, Martin S. Handbuch der populären Chemie in ihrer vielseitigen Beziehung zum gemeinen Leben und vorzüglich zur Gewerbstunde, so wie der mannigfachen Benützung chemischer Grundsätze und Thatsachen [...]. Zweiter Band.

Vienna, Singer & Goering, 1842.

8vo. (2), 824, IV pp. With 3 numbered lithographed illustrations on 2 folding plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with giltstamped spine title.


First edition.

Second volume only of this comprehensive two-volume manual by the chemist and pharmacist Ehrmann, issued from 1841 to 1842. Intended for laymen, it describes basic principles of chemistry as well as compounds and processes relevant to everyday life.

Binding rubbed, lightly scuffed, inner hinges worn. Plates wrinkled. A few pages near the end uncut, first pages brownstained. From the library of the Viennese collector Werner Habel.

Bolton 423. Kayser IX, 240. Cf. Ferchl-Mittenwald 140.

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