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PAYEN, Anselme. Précis de chimie industrielle à l'usage des écoles préparatoires aux professions industrielles et des fabricants. 1849.

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PAYEN, Anselme. 

Précis de chimie industrielle à l'usage des écoles préparatoires aux professions industrielles et des fabricants. 

Paris, L. Hachette et Cie, 1849.

Two books text and plates) bound in one 8vo (206x133 mm), vi-622 pages / (4) pages and 29 plates.  binding : Bound in later brown marbled paper boards , flat spine in imitation leather, title in gilt on lettering-piece. Binding made by an amateur bookbinder. 

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First edition.
Anselme Payen (1795-1871) was a French chemist known for discovering the enzyme diastase, and the carbohydrate cellulose.

references: Neville [II, 279:"This encyclopedic treatise, his most important publication, provides an in-depth view of the state of chemical technology in the mid-nineteeth century. Divided into two main parts ( inorganic and organic chemistry), the inorganic section describes processes for the large-scale manufacture of gases, acids, alkalies, salts, cements, mortars, plasters, glass, etc. The organic section covers the manufacture of chemicals from plant and animal sources [...]."].

Price : 75 €

Photo PAYEN, Anselme. 
Photo PAYEN, Anselme. 
Photo PAYEN, Anselme. 
Photo PAYEN, Anselme. 
Photo PAYEN, Anselme. 
Photo PAYEN, Anselme. 
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