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Michael Faraday - Six Lectures on the Chemical History of a Candle - 1861 UK 1st
1861. Michael Faraday - A Course of Six Lectures on the Chemical History of a Candle to Which is Added a Lecture on Platinum - 1861 UK first edition published by Griffin, Bohn, and Company Bound in contemporary half calf, reasonably neatly re-backed with repairs to the corners, with slightly marked brown cloth boards, the front board quite scuffed. The text is speckled to all edges with brown endpapers, it is slightly toned with minor marks and foxing, mainly to the earlier and later leaves. The last series of Royal Institution Christmas lectures given by Faraday himself(he gave nineteen in total having begun the tradition in 1825 in an effort to make science more accessible) and one of the most influential and affectionately remembered. [Attributes: First Edition]
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