1812 The Chemical Catechism, With Notes, Illustrations, and Experiments
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Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The fifth 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 folding frontispiece. Written by Samuel Parkes. Parkes is now best known for this work, and for working as a manufacturing chemist. With two pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.
In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Some light rubbing to the boards and spine. A little fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean.
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