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The Domestic Chemist: Comprising Instructions for the Detection of Adulteration in Numerous Articles Employed in Domestic Economy, Medicine, and the Arts. To Which Are Subjoined, the Art of Detecting Poisons in Food and Organic Mixtures; and a Popular Introduction to the Principles of Chemical Analysis. [book]

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Dates
1831
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000006019
Description
Book is bound in leather, with stitching and glue; the body text is 340 pages; paper is pasted on the front and back covers, leaving the corners and the area around the spine; on the spine, there are four raised horizontal lines to imitate cord binding, embossed and gilded ornamentation; the title …
Accession Number
000006019
Author
Unknown
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
Textbooks
Description
Book is bound in leather, with stitching and glue; the body text is 340 pages; paper is pasted on the front and back covers, leaving the corners and the area around the spine; on the spine, there are four raised horizontal lines to imitate cord binding, embossed and gilded ornamentation; the title on the spine is embossed on red background and gilded; the paper on the cover and the text block are decorated with a marbled pattern in blue, red and black; the leather is ruled along the edges of the paper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Bumpus & Griffin; Richard Griffin & Co.
Site Made (City)
Glasgow
Site Made (State)
Strathclyde
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1831
Date Remarks
Dated on the title page
Material
paper: brown; grey; white
leather: black
Inscriptions
Inside the front cover is handwritten in ink, "[illeg.]/049", "J" in pencil, and "James H Lynde" in pencil; on the first blank page of the text block, "James H Lynde" is handwritten in ink, and "James Henry Lynde // Lown Hale" with pencil; the cover of the book reads, "THE // DOMESTIC CHEMIST: // COMPRISING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE // DETECTION OF ADULTERATION // IN NUMEROUS ARTICLES EMPLOYED // IN // Domestic Economy, Medicine, and the Arts. [ornate style] // TO WHICH ARE SUBJOINED, // THE ART OF DETECTING POISONS // IN FOOD AND ORGANIC MIXTURES; // AND // A POPULAR INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES // OF // CHEMICAL ANALYSIS. // — // ILLUSTRATED BY ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD. // — // LONDON: // BUMPUS & GRIFFIN, 3, SKINNER-STREET; // AND RICHARD GRIFFIN AND CO. GLASGOW. // — // 1831."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-3
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 9.8 cm x Depth 2.4cm
Condition Remarks
The paper and leather on the cover are lost at the edges, and the thick cardboard underneath is exposed; the leather is abraded at the edges and the corners to expose a reddish inner matrix; there are many abrasion marks and scratch marks on the paper of the back cover; the text block has discoloured to an uneven light beige; there are fingerprints and brown spots on the pages; a brown solid is embedded between the back of the grey paper and the first page of the text block, causing brown stains; the illustrations printed on the page before the title page have bled onto the title page.
Copy Type
Original
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'Surgery of Modern Warfare' Vol. 1 2nd Ed [reference book]

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Dates
1942
Collection
Collier Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
Accession Number
016014005
Description
Red fabric hard covered book with illustrations, photographs, and charts; gold text on spine; hand written inside and back cover with same name; 480 pages.
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Accession Number
016014005
Author
Hamilton Bailey, F.R.C.S. Editor
Collection
Collier Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- books
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- War
Description
Red fabric hard covered book with illustrations, photographs, and charts; gold text on spine; hand written inside and back cover with same name; 480 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
E. & S. Livingstone
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (State)
Scotland
Site Made (Country)
Great Britian
Dates
1942
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: red
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "SURGERY // OF // MODERN WARFARE // EDITED BY HAMILTON BAILEY, F.R.C.S. // COMPILED BY SEVENTY-TWO CONTIBUTORS // VOLUME 1 // With 375 Illustrations // Many in Color // Second Edition //(Complete in Two Volumes) // EDINBURGH // E & S. LIVINGSTON // 16 ADN 17 TEVIOT PLACE // 1942"; hand written inside and back cover: "1-10-42 // J. E. Howis Capt. // R.C.A.A.C.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
25.5 cm
Width
17.8cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Covers show wear especially along edges; front cover with black spot
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail