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Martin, Benjamin (1704-1782)
The Philosophical Grammar: being a view of the present state of experimental Physiology, or Natural Philosophy.
London: John Noon, 1738. A fresh bright copy, viiipp, 362pp (161/162 omitted, 177/178 repeated). [6pp]., 2 folding printed tables (one after p. 160, one after p 264) Martin's first work, first published in 1738; this the second edition with alterations, corrections, and very large additions. Contains description of a pocket microscope. Illustrations: 26 folding engraved plates. The fourth leaf of the preface has been pasted onto the following, blank, leaf, obscuring the advertisement on the verso of vii. Contemporary mottled calf. Provenance from Earls of Macclesfield Library, with Bookplate to front paste down and blind stamp to tp. . Second Edition. Calf. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
Bookseller: Rickaro Books BA PBFA [Wakefield, United Kingdom]

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