Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects; comprising, among numerous important articles, the Theory of Bridges, with several plans of recent improvement. Also the results of numerous experiments on the Force of Gunpowder, with applications to the modern practice of Artillery.
London: Rivington et al, 1812. First edition. Hardcover. xii, 486; [iv], 384; [iv], 383: with frontis portrait, many tables and diagrams in the text, and the 10 plates (9 folding) called for. Library stamps to backs of title pages (slightly bleeding to fronts), and occasional 19thC pale mauve stamps to corners. Contents bright and good, with occasional minor spotting or soiling to edges and a tide stain to corner of frontis and some prelims. Plates crisp, all edges marbled. In new bindings of red Victorian cloth with the original gilt on black labels laid down. A very attractive set. Contents VG, bindings Fine. Item #18123090
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