Image Not Available

Sur plusieur composés détonants produits avec l'acide nitrique et le sucre, la dextrine, la lactine, la mannite et la glycérine"--the Discovery of Nitroglycerin, in Comptes Rendus, 1847

Sobrero, Ascagne.

Published by Bachelier, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1847
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From JF Ptak Science Books (Hendersonville, NC, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 28 June 2016 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: £ 121.38 Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 4.71 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

About this Item

Sobrero, Ascagne. "Sur plusieur composés détonants produits avec l'acide nitrique et le sucre, la dextrine, la lactine, la mannite et la glycérine", In: Comptes rendus, volume 24, number 7, pp 247 248, offered in the weekly issue of pp (209)-252. Very good copy, extracted from a larger bound volume, and offered with the scarce original wrappers (though detached). __+__ ( "On several detonating compounds produced with nitric acid and sugar, dextrin, lactose, mannitol, and glycerine.") "Nitroglycerin was the first practical explosive produced that was stronger than black powder. It was first synthesized by the Italian chemist Ascanio Sobrero in 1847, working under Théophile-Jules Pelouze at the University of Turin. Sobrero initially called his discovery pyroglycerine and warned vigorously against its use as an explosive. [As a matter of fact Sobrerro came regret his discovery.] Nitroglycerin was later adopted as a commercially useful explosive by Alfred Nobel, who experimented with safer ways to handle the dangerous compound after his younger brother, Emil Oskar Nobel. For over 130 years, nitroglycerin has been used medically as a potent vasodilator (dilation of the vascular system) to treat heart conditions, such as angina pectoris and chronic heart failure."--Wiki. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1491426644462

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Sur plusieur composés détonants produits ...

Publisher: Bachelier, Imprimeur-Libraire

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Store Description

We have been in business since 1985--including a store in Georgetown, D.C. from 1985-2002--specializing in significant and hard-to-find works in modern (say, after 1850) physics, math, astronomy, and technology.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All items are offered with a seven-day return privilege.

Shipping Terms:

We ship USPS priority unless otherwise specified and charge only for the exact cost of shipping. Overseas shipping depends upon the country of destination.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal Invoice