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Coxe, John Redman, & Thomas Cooper
The emporium of arts and sciences. Volume I, no. 1 to Volume 2, no. 12, plus New Series, Volume 1, no. 1 to volume 1, no. 3
Joseph Delaplaine [volumes 1 and 2]; Kimber & Richardson, 1812. First edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, engraved title pages in each volume, 48 plates (one on thin paper engraved on glass, one folding which is trimmed tight at the caption); 3 prospectuses (one for the original series and 2 for the New Series bound in (6, 8, and 14 pages respectively); contemporary full calf, red morocco labels on spines; moderate foxing, especially on the plates; scuffed and rubbed, but sound. The last 2 volumes of the New Series are not present. A nice set of the first three volumes of this important early American science periodical, rarely found in good condition with all the plates. A professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, Coxe became editor with the first number, but in the first volume of the new series, present, here, Thomas Cooper became the editor. American Imprints 25176, for the first two volumes, and 28226 for Cooper's editorship in 1813. Rink 62, citing all five volumes, through 1814. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (rulonmillerbooks) [Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States]
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