The chemical atlas, or Tables: showing at a glance the operations of qualitative analysis; accompanied by a dictionary of simple and of compound substances, and a dictionary of re-agents

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1857
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Page 395 - The accounts given of electricity and galvanism are not only complete in a scientific sense, but, which is a rarer thing, are popular and interesting.
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Page 140 - Combination of magnesia, carbonic acid, silica, water, a little alumina, and traces of manganese and of lime.
Page 395 - Manual of Electricity ' has for several years ranked as one of the best popular treatises on this subject. By an excellent method of arrangement, and a clear and agreeable style, he introduces the student to a sound elementary knowledge of every department of electrical science.
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