Title Notes from Doctor Black's lectures on Chemistry 1767/8. Edited with an introduction by Douglas McKie ... Professor Emeritus of the History of Science in the University of London.
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good
Publisher Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, Wilmslow: 1966. 0
Seller ID 2201
Copy 4to., pp xxviii, 190 with text illustrations, a portrait frontispiece and 3 full-page illustrations at end. Black cloth lettered in white. A very good copy in slightly chipped and rubbed dustjacket. 'The manuscript here printed ... consists of notes taken down by Thomas Cochrane of the lectures given in the university session of 1767-68 by Dr. Joseph Black, Professor of Chemistry in the University of Edinburgh. These notes are of particular historical interest. Besides being of one of the earliest records of Black's teaching, they are, unlike the great number of other manuscripts of his lectures, not copied from some version available to students but written down by a student himself ...'.
science history chemistry eighteenth century