Item Details

Call Number: MS Ferguson 173-174
Date of Creation: 1776
Place of Creation: Edinburgh, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Ferguson
Content: Lectures on the elements of chemistry by Joseph Black. 1776. These volumes contain the text of the complete course of lectures delivered by Black as Professor of Chemistry at Edinburgh University. The first lecture is dated May '76.
Bookplate in second volume with cypher WJP and crest of an antelope's head, erased, collared, holding a thistle slipped in its mouth (Franks 24412).
Physical Description: 2 vols. 570 pages in 2 volumes. 25x19.6 cm.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Lecture
Notes: Vol. 1 of this manuscript has been displayed on the following occasion: 'Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century', Glasgow University Library, 1976.
Accession Number: 353
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Joseph Black 1728-1799
Professor of Practice of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1756-1766.
exhibition: Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century
Exhibition, Glasgow University Library, 24 March-31 May 1976.
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