By Samuel Parkes
London   Lackington, Allen, and Co
8" by 5" [5], iv-vi, [1], viii-xiv, [1], xvi, [1], xviii-xix, [2], 2-562, [2pp]
The fifth edition of this educational work by the chemist Samuel Parkes, a good educational work on chemistry. Illustrated with a folding frontispiece.
By Samuel Parkes

1812 The Chemical Catechism, With Notes, Illustrations, and Experiments

London   Lackington, Allen, and Co
8" by 5" [5], iv-vi, [1], viii-xiv, [1], xvi, [1], xviii-xix, [2], 2-562, [2pp]
The fifth edition of this educational work by the chemist Samuel Parkes, a good educational work on chemistry. Illustrated with a folding frontispiece.
£140.00
: 1kgs / : 647P37

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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.

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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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