“AN EPOCH IN THE HISTORY OF THE SCIENCE” OF CHEMISTRY: FIRST EDITION OF THE PIONEERING FIRST VOLUME OF PRIESTLEY’S EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS, 1774, FROM THE LIBRARY OF NOBEL LAUREATE GEORGE WALD
(WALD, George) PRIESTLEY, Joseph. Experiments and Observations. London, 1774.
First edition of the initial volume in this monumental work by a “father of modern chemistry,” the copy of Nobel laureate and renowned biochemist George Wald, signed and dated by him, complete with two copper-engraved folding plates, highly desirable in contemporary calf. $4500.