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R. TUCKER
1825 RARE CHILDREN'S CATECHISM ON SCIENCE Geometry ASTRONOMY Electricity
1825. [Educations, Sciences] ~ TUCKER, R. A Philosophical Catechism; or, familiar introduction to some of the arts and sciences; being a synopsis of their elementary principles Bath. Printed for the Author, by J. and J. Keene, 1825. 8vo. vi, [2], 184pp. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine, protected by contemporary naive drab wrapper with manuscript title and ownership inscription to upper panel. Very slight shelf-wear, wrapper soiled. Later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, endpapers lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. A remarkably well-preserved copy of a revised and expanded edition of a catechism of the practical sciences 'for the use of schools and young people' by sometime Master of Tilshead Academy, Wiltshire, R. Tucker. First printed in 1811, the book serves as a primer to numerous fields of scientific study, from astronomy and geometry, to architecture and electricity; the only exception being the curious inclusion of a chapter on Roman mythology. Rare; COPAC locates a single copy of the first and this new edition (both at BL); OCLC adds no further. ~ About Antiquates We're based in the heart of the Dorset countryside, with an antiquarian bookshop in Wareham, housed within a beautiful Grade II Listed Georgian Building, we also travel far and wide to buy, sell and advise on rare books. We offer a wealth of antiquarian books, specialising in early and hand-press printing - but not excluding all others! Our bias is towards the unusual, the interesting and the important - and we try to offer … [Click Below for Full Description]
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