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RARE SCIENCE DAVY BABBAGE FARADAY CHEMISTRY MATHEMATICS NATURAL HISTORY 1817
New York, London: Eastburn, Murray, 1817. few defects otherwise G-to-VG - see description. ( The Royal Institution of Great Britain ) The Journal of Science and the Arts Vol. I-II-III 1817 New York, Eastburn 328pp + IV plates 1817 London, Murray 494pp + VIII plates 1817 London, Murray 435pp + IV plates The first three volumes of The Journal of Science and the Arts, edited by The Royal Institution encompassing nos. I to VI (I-II in vol.I, III-IV in vol.II and V-VI in vol.III) including various important contribution by famous scientists. Volume I in contemporary stiff cardboards lightly worn and modern spine in cloth with paper label (see photo), old society sticker and private ex-libris on pastedown, old inscription on endpaper, brittle paper, light sporadic foxing, more noticeable on two plates, overall in good conditions. Volumes II and III in modern stiff card cover with label on spine (see photos), new endpaper, ex-libris on pastedown, in vol. III pp85-118 have light stain and small loss on the lower margin (see photo), not affecting the text and light stain patches on margins of the plates. Overall in G-to-VG conditions. Among the contributions, noted: Humphry Davy · On Aqua-regia, or Nitro-muriatic Acid. · On the Analogies between the undecompounded Substances, and on the Constitution of Acids. · On the Prussic Basis and Acid. · Observations on [A Letter on the Practical Application of the Wire-gauze Safe-lamp, from John Buddle]. · Notice of some Experiments and new Views respecting Flame. Charles Babbage · Demonstrations of some of Dr. Matthew Stewart's General Theor … [Click Below for Full Description]
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