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|Notes:||First ed. published in 1861 under title: A course of six lectures on the chemical history of a candle.
Reprint of the 1957 ed. published by Crowell, New York.
|Description:||xxxii, 158 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm|
|Contents:||A candle: sources of the flame --
A candle: brightness of the flame --
Products: water from the combusion --
Hydrogen in the candle --
The nature of the atmosphere --
Respiration and its analogy to the burning of a candle.
|Other Titles:||Course of six lectures on the chemical history of a candle|
|Responsibility:||by Michael Faraday ; illustrated by Jeanyee Wong ; foreword by E.N. da C. Andrade ; biographical introduction by J. Arthur thomson.|