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A Treatise on the Manufacture, Imitation, Adulteration, and Reduction of Foreign Wines, Brandies, Gins, Rums, Etc. Etc., including 'Old Rye' Whiskey, 'Old Rye Monongahela,' 'Wheat,' and 'Bourbon' Whiskeys, Fancy Brandies, Cordials, and Domestic Liquors. Based upon the 'French System.'

By: A Practical Chemist, and Experienced Liquor Dealer.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Published for the Author: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266630

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in navy blue buckram, with gilt titles and rules on spine. Original green endpapers retained, and somewhat faded along edges. 1860 Hard Cover. xii, 208, [8] pp. An pre-American Civil War guide to the commercial production of wine and spirits, with scientific explanations related to the fermentation and distillation processes, and recipes for a variety of styles of wine, whiskey, brandy, gin, etc. View more info

Image for A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poinsons. Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employed in Domestic Economy. And Methods of Detecting Them. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume II)

A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poinsons. Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employed in Domestic Economy. And Methods of Detecting Them. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume II)

By: Accum, F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mallinckrodt: 1966

Seller ID: 2259852

Condition: Good


Modern reissue of very early (1820) culinary work. Good copy in good slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed. Pages foxed. 1966 Trade Paperback. xii, 269 pp. A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poinsons. Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employed in Domestic Economy. And Methods of Detecting Them. (From the Mal... View more info

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Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Chemically Modified Surfaces

By: Blitz, Jonathan P.; Little, Charles B.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry: 1999

Seller ID: 2272884

ISBN: 085404714X

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket otherwise a nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. x, 399 pp. The field of chemically modified particle surfaces has seen many significant developments in recent years. Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Chemically Modified Surfaces covers the latest analytical and synthetic techniques for the development and understanding of these surfaces. Encompassing subjects including self-assembled monolayers, scanning probe microscopies, combinatorial synthetic techniques, plasma p... View more info

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Manual of Dehydrated Culture Media and Reagents

By: Difco Laboratories

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Difco Laboratories / Bacteriological Division of Digestive Ferments Co.: 1933

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2036692

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Boards a bit soiled with minor loss of gilt, ink name on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. 191 pp. Flexible boards, gilt titles. A manual for bacteriological research, released by an early twentieth century chemical laboratory. Index follows text. View more info

Image for An Essay on Bread; Wherein the Bakers and Millers are Vindicated from the Aspersions Contained in Two Pamphlets; One Intitled Poison Detected: And the Other, The Nature of Bread Honesty and Dishonestly Made. Proving the Impossibility of Mixing Lime, Chalk, Whiting and Burnt Bones in Bread, without Immediate Discovery. With Plain and Easy Experiments to Discover Alum and Other Admixtures in Bread, Instantly. To Which is Added, an Appendix; Explaining the Vile Practices Committed in Adulterating Wines, Cider, Porter, Punch, Vinegar, and Pickles. With Easy Methods to Detect Such Abuses. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume IV)

An Essay on Bread; Wherein the Bakers and Millers are Vindicated from the Aspersions Contained in Two Pamphlets; One Intitled Poison Detected: And the Other, The Nature of Bread Honesty and Dishonestly Made. Proving the Impossibility of Mixing Lime, Chalk, Whiting and Burnt Bones in Bread, without Immediate Discovery. With Plain and Easy Experiments to Discover Alum and Other Admixtures in Bread, Instantly. To Which is Added, an Appendix; Explaining the Vile Practices Committed in Adulterating Wines, Cider, Porter, Punch, Vinegar, and Pickles. With Easy Methods to Detect Such Abuses. (From the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Volume IV)

By: Jackson, H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mallinckrodt: 1966

Seller ID: 2259854

Condition: Good


Modern reissue of very early (1820) culinary work. Good copy in very good slipcase. Slipcase edges lightly rubbed. Pages foxed. 1966 Trade Paperback. 55 pp. An Essay on Bread; Wherein the Bakers and Millers are Vindicated from the Aspersions Contained in Two Pamphlets; One Intitled Poison Detected: And the Other, The Nature of Bread Honesty and Dishonestly Made. Proving the Impossibility of Mixing Lime, Chalk, Whiting and Burnt Bones in Bread, without Immediate Discovery... View more info

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The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America

By: Johnson, Steven

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263423

ISBN: 1594484015

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Minimal wear to corners. 2008 Trade Paperback. xx, 276 pp. In The Invention of Air, national bestselling author Steven Johnson tells the fascinating story of Joseph Priestley—scientist and theologian, protégé of Benjamin Franklin, friend of Thomas Jefferson—an eighteenth-century radical thinker who played pivotal roles in the invention of ecosystem science, the discovery of oxygen, the uses of oxygen, scientific experimentation, the foundi... View more info

Mold of Fortune: Lionel B. Kavanaugh and the First Half Century of Plastics

By: Kean, Sumner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Standard Tool Company: 1959

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1309112

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy. Note from author to previous owner laid in. Small ink mark on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1959 Hard Cover. 90 pp. CONTENTS: 'Bob'; Horn to Plastics; Birth of a Business; Turning Point; Molding of Plastics; Second World War; Expansion Era; Travel; Lost Wax Successor; Pianist and Fisherman; Second Generation; Management Group; Sales; Financial; Labor; Half Century. ILLUSTRATIONS: Lionel B. Kavanaugh; Lionel and Ada Kavanaugh; Golf, Gardening and... View more info

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Chemistry for the Million

By: Smith, Richard F.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1534698

Condition: Good


First printing. Wrappers rubbed, toned, & lightly soiled. 1972 Trade Paperback. 175 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; 1. Ancient Origins; 2. Alchemy; 3. The Metals; 4. The Chemical Revolution Begins; 5. Lavoisier; 6. The Earth's Atmosphere; 7. Oxygen; 8. Carbon Dioxide; 9. The Gifts of Ammon; 10. The Inert Gases; 11. The Primeval Element; 12. Gases, Liquids, and Solids; 13. Atoms and Molecules; 14. Water; 15. Chemical Change; 16. The Periodic Table; 17. The Anatomy of Atoms; 18. Th... View more info

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Ptomains, Leucomains, Toxins and Antitoxins: or The Chemical Factors in the Causation of Disease.

By: Vaughan, Victor C.; Novy, Frederick G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lea Brothers & Co.: 1896

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2036386

Condition: Good


Third edition, revised and enlarged. Stain on top corner, ink name stamp on front endpapers. 1896 Hard Cover. xii, 604, 16 pp. 8vo. A study of poisons and chemicals attributed as causes of disease. Bibliography and index follow text. Garrison-Morton 712. View more info

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Amino-acids, Peptides, and Proteins (Specialist Periodical Reports)

By: Young, G.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chemical Society: 1970

Seller ID: 1298208

Condition: Near Fine


No dust jacket. Nice bright copy. 1970 Hard Cover. Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research. Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique service for the active research chemist, supplying regular critical in-depth accounts of progress in particular areas of chemistry. View more info

Understanding the Brain and Its Development: A Chemical Approach

By: Yusuf, Harun K.M.; Sandhoff, Konrad

Price: $70.00

Publisher: World Scientific: 1992

Seller ID: 1538600

ISBN: 9971507560

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Jacket spine faded, tear on rear jacket panel along spine.Very Good. 1992 Hard Cover. xx, 382 pp. The understanding of brain functions at the molecular level has been one of the greatest challenges for man. Up to now, the basis of its most important functions, including the development of consciousness and personality, and the mechanism of learning and memory, remains unknown. However, the pace of discovery at the morphological, cellular, neurop... View more info