History & Philosophy of Science

Hammond, P. W. & Harold Egan | Weighed in the Balance. A History of the Laboratory of the Government Chemist

  •  First edition, first impression of this comprehensive account of the history of government chemical and measurement standards laboratories in the United Kingdom. A very nice copy.

  • London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office for the Laboratory of the Government Chemist, 1992.

    Quarto. Original green boards, titles to spine and crest with balance and crown to the upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Illustrations from photographs throughout the text. Corners bumped, also slightly affecting the corners of the dust jacket, but otherwise fresh. An excellent copy.