The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Recently found by viaLibri....

THE COLLECTED WORKS. Edited by His Brother, John Davy.
Smith, Elder and Co 1839-1840, London - Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829) was an agricultural chemist, best remembered for his invention of the minerís safety lamp. One of the volumes reprints his treatise on fly-fishing. 8vo. 9 vols. Complete with the half-title and 44 engraved plates (some folding and 1 a double-page). Finely bound by F. Bedford in cont. full calf, gilt ruled covers and elaborately gilt decorated spines with black calf labels and red calf inlays of volume numbers. Vol. I has been rebacked with the orig. spine strip laid down. Small (1/2î) chip at head of spine of Vol. IX. Some old (circa 1900) circular library rubber stamps throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
Last Found On: 2015-11-20           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/1013852/1839-davy-sir-humphry-the-collected-works-edited-by-his

Browse more rare books from the year 1839


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.