Item #64032 The Indian forest memoirs. A note on the analysis of cutch and the preparation of pure catechin. Puran Singh.
The Indian forest memoirs. A note on the analysis of cutch and the preparation of pure catechin

The Indian forest memoirs. A note on the analysis of cutch and the preparation of pure catechin

Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, 1908. First edition, small folio, pp. [4], 2, [10], 20; 6 photomechanical plates, each with a descriptive leaf of text; ex-Oregon Agricultural College with bookplate, pressure stamp on title page, pocket inside back cover, else a very good, sound copy in contemporary if not original cloth-backed marbled boards, manuscript titling on spine. Issued as volume I, part I in the Chemistry Series of The Indian Forest Memoirs. Catechu (cutch) is an extract of acacia trees used variously as a food additive, astringent, tannin, and dye. It is extracted from several species of Acacia, but especially Senegalia catechu, by boiling the wood in water and evaporating the resulting brew. Puran Singh was the founder of chemistry of forest products in India. He was the first scientist from Punjab who got training in pharmaceutical chemistry from Tokyo University during 1900-03. Item #64032

Price: $125.00

See all items by