By Samuel Parkes
London   Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy
8.5" by 5" [5], iv-vii, [1], x-xvi, [1], xviii-xxviii, [3], xxx-xxxii, [2], xxxiii-xxxiv, [3], 2- 586, [2pp]
A nicely bound copy of this concise instructional work on chemistry, written by the chemist Samuel Parkes. Illustrated, including with a folding plate.
By Samuel Parkes

1826 The Chemical Catechism

London   Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy
8.5" by 5" [5], iv-vii, [1], x-xvi, [1], xviii-xxviii, [3], xxx-xxxii, [2], xxxiii-xxxiv, [3], 2- 586, [2pp]
A nicely bound copy of this concise instructional work on chemistry, written by the chemist Samuel Parkes. Illustrated, including with a folding plate.
£240.00
: 1kgs / : 647P35

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Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding

The twelfth edition of this work. 'The Chemical Catechism' is an educational work on chemistry, discussing various basic to advanced questions on the subject, discussing water, earth, acids, salts, metals, combustion, and more. This work was written for the education of the author's daughter. With a frontispiece, one folding plate, and one plate. Written by Samuel Parkes. Parkes is now best known for this work, and for working as a manufacturing chemist. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front pastedown, 'Miss M. A. Davies'. With two pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. Collated, complete.

Condition

In a full calf binding. Externally, smart. A little marking to the spine. Light bumping to the extremities. Front hinge is weak. Rear hinge is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd spot, a little heavier to the plates.

Very Good

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