hardcover. Translated from the Second Edition by George E. Day. 3 vols., 8vo, cloth; (rebacked, original backstrips laid down, bookplate, library markings in each volume). London, 1851-54.
First English Edition of this early standard text on the subject, published for the Cavendish society. Lehmann (1812-1863) was professor of physiological chemistry at Jena, and is known for his important original investigations on the nature of the albumens and the ferments of digestion.