By Samuel Parkes
London   Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy
8.5" by 5" [5], vi-xvi, [1], xviii-xx, [5], xxvi-xxxv, [4], 4-648pp; [5], vi-xiv, [7], 4-718, [2pp]
A smartly rebound copy of the second edition of Samuel Parkes' collection of sixteen essays on chemistry, illustrated throughout, including with folding plates.
By Samuel Parkes

1823 Chemical Essays, Principally Relating to the Arts and Manufactures of British Dominions

London   Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy
8.5" by 5" [5], vi-xvi, [1], xviii-xx, [5], xxvi-xxxv, [4], 4-648pp; [5], vi-xiv, [7], 4-718, [2pp]
A smartly rebound copy of the second edition of Samuel Parkes' collection of sixteen essays on chemistry, illustrated throughout, including with folding plates.
£475.00
: 3kgs / : 649P14

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Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound

The second edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. A collection of sixteen educational essays discussing varying aspects of chemistry. The essays discuss the importance of chemistry, temperature, gravity, carbon, citric acid, sulphuric acid, bleaching, water, glass, sal-ammoniac, and much more. Volume I with a frontispiece, two folding plates, and ten plates. Volume II with a frontispiece, and ten plates. Written by Samuel Parkes, who was a chemist, now best known for his work 'Chemical Catechism'. Collated, complete.

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Rebound in a quarter calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Light discolouration and marks to the spines. Booksellers' label to the recto to the front endpaper of Volume I. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with the odd spot.

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