By: LAWES, Sir John Bennet (1814-1900), Joseph Henry GILBERT (1817-1901) & M. T. MASTERS.
Offprint from:, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part IV, 1882.: 1882
Seller ID: S4219
299 x 239 mm. 4to. [ii], 1181-1413, [1 blank] pp. Numerous tables (including 3 folding). Original printed wrappers; top cover LACKING. Ex library rubber stamps. Very good. John Bennet Lawes and Joseph Henry Gilbert collaborated for more than fifty years as they built the Lawes's estate of Rothamsted into a world-famous institution of agricultural chemistry. In 1834 Lawes inherited the manor and estate of Rothamsted after studying at Eton and Oxford without taking a degree. Lawes used what he learned from agricultural experiments to produce "super-phosphate" and other products by which he beca... View More...