1895. Item #83508
MORLEY, Edward W. ON THE DENSITIES OF OXYGEN AND HYDROGEN, AND ON THE RATIO OF THEIR ATOMIC WEIGHTS. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1895. 117 pp. Folio, brown wrappers printed in black. Very good with moderate edgwear, small chips to top and bottom of spine, pencil numeral to front wrapper. DSB 9:531. The work Morley did on the two gases and their production of water when combined was his most notable, securing his fame as a chemist.