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[Anonymous] The Book of Science: A Familiar Introduction to the Principles of Natural Philosophy, Adapted to the Comprehension of Young People. London: Chapman and Hall, 1833. Pp. xx, 462. Demi octavo (12.8 cm. x 10.2 cm.). Wood-engraved frontis, with a generous quantity of charming textural illustrations. Original half calf, spine gilt-titled and -ruled, and reeded in blind. Sections comprise Mechanics, Hydraulics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Pyronomics, Optics, Electricity, Galvanism and Magnetism. Boards andspine extremities rubbed and worn, corners bumped, rear fore-edge of board bumped, top 1/2" of front hinge separated. Some foxing to initial blank le aves, half-title and frontis., light soiling to portion of title page. Textotherwise clean, and volume tight. A good copy. 150.00
Title: Book of Science: A Familiar Introduction...
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