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HILL, John
The Construction of Timber, from its Early Growth; Explained by the Microscope, and proved from experiments.
Printed for the Author, 1770. 1st Edition. 8vo. pp. 170, [8, index], [2, directions to the binder]; 44 plates [ 2 numbered 33]. Contemporary speckled calf, hinges cracked but sound. A pioneering work on the use of the microscope made possible by the invention of Alexander Cumming?s section cutter to obtain the specimens. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller [Sheerness, KENT, United Kingdom]
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