Chemistry of Animal Bodies. THOMSON Thomas 1773-1852 Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans Publish Year: 1843 Publish Place: Edinburgh: London. Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 005425 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Half-Leather Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £225.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 1st ed, 1843. A valuable contribution to the important division of chemical knowledge of which it treats. In c1900 half calf over blue marbled boards, small paper tear, some blind tooling, corners & edges very lightly bumped & worn. Spine, attractive decorative gilt tooling & titles, raised bands, edges rubbed. Internally, , (iv-ix), , , 2-702 pp, grey endpapers, text block edges sprinkled red, no inscriptions, printed by John Stark, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh, numerous illustrations within text, occasional light spotting. 1st and only edition. (Allibone 2404) Thomson, chemist, whose outstanding pedagogic feature of his professorship was his emphasis on the laboratory teaching of practical chemistry. In autumn 1818 he extracted from the university a laboratory, and thus became the first teacher of practical chemistry in a British university. See ODNB.