Paris: 1838, 1840. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to. Blue cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling to spine and titled "Recherches de Chimie Organique". Four extracts from proceedings published by L'Academie des Sciences in Paris. Papers are of two different sizes but have been bound in one uniform binding. The titles are as follows: "Mémoire sur les Éthers Composés" published by L'Academie in 1838, Volume XV, pp 457-494. "Mémoire sur la loi des Substitutions et la Théorie des Types" published by L'Academie in 1840, Volume X, pp 147-207, Dumas dissertation on pp. 149-178. "Recherches sur le Veritable Poids Atomique du Carbone" published by L'Academie in 1840, Volume XI, pp 991-1020, "Reserches de Chimie Organique, Relatives a l'Action du Chlore sur l'Alcool loi des Substitions ou Métalepsie" published by L'Academie in 1838, Volume XV, pp 519-556. Very light toning to paper from age, some pages uncut at head of text block. Very Good.
Unusual to find a collection of Dumas' work from a scientific journal of the period compiled in one volume.