By Sir Humphry Davy
London   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green
9" by 5.5" [5], viii, [1], x, [3], 4-403, [1pp]
A smart copy of the fourth edition of Humphry Davy's lectures on agricultural chemistry, illustrated with ten folding plates.
By Sir Humphry Davy

1827 Elements of Agricultural Chemistry, in a Course of Lectures for the Board of Agriculture

London   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green
9" by 5.5" [5], viii, [1], x, [3], 4-403, [1pp]
A smart copy of the fourth edition of Humphry Davy's lectures on agricultural chemistry, illustrated with ten folding plates.
£300.00
: 1kgs / : 649P13

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Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound

The fourth edition of this work. A collection of lectures on various aspects of agricultural chemistry, such as vegetation, plants, soils, the atmosphere, animals, manure, minerals, and more. With ten folding plates. Written by Humphry Davy, a chemist and inventor who is best known for isolating elements such as potassium and sodium. Collated from Copac from copies held at Cambridge University, complete.

Condition

Rebound in a quarter calf binding with paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Some light marks to the boards. A little fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned with the odd spot, a little heavier to the plates.

Very Good

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