6 volumes. 1969-76., 1969. First Edition. xi, 415 pp, 36 figs.; [v], 401 pp, 64 figs.; xiii, 386 pp, 35 figs.; Frontispiece, ix, 401 pp, 17 plates; Frontispiece, xviii, 445 pp, illus.; Frontispiece, xi, 435 pp, illus. Original cloth with d/w. Vol. I Includes biographical material and a bibliography of Van Marum’s publications; Vol. II Publishes his travel diairies from his six journeys to different parts of Europe; Vol. III Contains essays on various aspects of his scientific work; Vol. IV Gives a descriptive catalogue of his superb collection of scientific instruments and apparatus; Vol. V Republishes his four most important works, together with catalogues of his scientific collections; and Vol. VI Publishes a selection of his immense scientific correspondence”. Martin(us) van Marum (March 20, 1750, Delft – December 26, 1837, Haarlem) was a Dutch physician, inventor, scientist and teacher, who studied medicine and philosophy in Groningen. Van Marum introduced modern chemistry in the Netherlands after the theories of Lavoisier, and several scientific applications for general use. He became famous for his demonstrations with instruments, most notable the Large electricity machine, to show statical electricity and chemical experiments while curator for the Teylers Museum. A few tears to the top of the spines o/w good.