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From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story

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ISBN-10: 0471751545

ISBN-13: 9780471751540

Edition: 2007

Authors: Arthur Greenberg

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From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story gives readers an illustrated tour of how chemistry developed. Integrating the contents of his two earlier books, A Chemical History Tour and The Art of Chemistry, the author has included over 350 high-quality reproductions of figures from rare books spanning 400 years of chemical publications in his rare-book collection. The illuminating and entertaining essays that accompany each illustration explain the imagery's meaning and significance in the context of both historical scientific beliefs and modern chemical science. Several essays are new to this edition.
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Book details

List price: $122.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 8.60" wide x 11.10" long x 1.80" tall
Weight: 4.004
Language: English

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