By Daniel Smith, who was a Philadelphia pharmacist and professor at Haverford. This book is a textbook of chemistry set out in numbered sections. Smith created this edition of the book by heavily revising an earlier 1837 edition to include new advances in chemistry.
By Columbus C. Conwell. Part of a volume of the Pendle Hill Library and bound together with other short works, this work lists various compounds isolated from vegetable sources and describes their physical properties with an attempt at chemical classification.
By John Dalton, who was a chemist and meteorologist most famous advancing a theory of atoms. This work is his seminal publication showing how atomic theory could explain problems like the mixing of gases and chemical reactions.
By Paracelsus, who was a Renaissance physician who was famous for questioning scholastic methods in medicine. This work is a translation by Arthur Waite focusing on Paracelsus’ occult writings particularly astrology and alchemy.
By Isaac Sharpless. This work is a textbook in physics covering the major areas in physics at the end of the nineteenth century in a relatively non-technical way. It is notable for an extensive list of suggested experiments and illustrations of experimental apparti.
By Digby Kenelm, who was an English natural philosopher and supporter of Charles I. This book contains reflections on the nature of the physical world including quantity, light, motion, chemistry, and color as well as sections on nature, memory, knowledge, and emotions.
The first part of this book is a translation of part of the first-century work Astronomica by Marcus Manilius along with annotations by Edward Sherburne. The second part of the book presents a catalog of astronomers ancient and modern. Includes fold out moon maps and astronomical charts.
By Benjamin Franklin. This book is a collection of letters written by Franklin to various people describing his experiments with electricity and his observations derived from those experiments. Includes some pictures of experimental apparti.