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An Introduction to Natural Philosophy, Illustrated with Copperplates; Third Edition, with Improvements
Thomas Dobson, Philadelphia 1788 - Copperplate engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 570 pages; 1st American edition, from the 3rd London. Snugly bound in period calf boards; spine sympathetically rebacked with original morocco label mounted to 2nd compartment. 23 of the 25 folding, copperplate engravings are present in generally good condition. Lacks plates VIII and XVIII. Some several plates with moderate toning and light soiling. Two plates with partial splits along folds mended with archival tissue on the blank side of the plate. Early bookplate to front pastedown/ Scattered soiling and toning, usually light but here and there heavier, to the text. Originally published in London editions as two volumes, this first American edition issued in single volume format. Solid copy lacks two of twenty-five plates. G++ thus [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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