An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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PRIESTLEY, Joseph

2 entries
  • 920

Observations on the different kinds of air.

Phil. Trans., 62, 147-264, 1772.

The isolation of oxygen was first achieved by Priestley. He also demonstrated that plants immersed in water give off oxygen and that this gas is essential for animal life.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Ecology / Environment, Chemistry, RESPIRATION
  • 13438

Catalogue of the library of the late Dr. Joseph Priestley, containing many scarce and valuable books. For sale by Thomas Dobson.

Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1816.

Digital facsimile from U.S. National Library of Medicine at this link.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Catalogues of Physicians' / Scientists' Libraries, Chemistry