Paris: Bachelier, Libraire, 1824. Two volumes. ,376pp. plus 3 folding plates; ,352pp. plus errata and 5 plates. Octavo. Old speckled calf, spines gilt extra. Extremities and joints quite worn (but sound), occasional foxing and mild discolorations in text; a reasonably good set. Item #WRCLIT82423
First edition of this early work by the French chemist, a prelude to his work leading to the discovery of organic fructose and maltose. This work was translated and published in English in short order. GABLER 19090 (ref).