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The Mechanic's weekly journal; or, Artisan's Miscellany of inventions, experiments, projects, and improvements in the useful arts. Nos I - XXVI, Nov 1923 - May 1824.

London: Westley and Parrish, 1824. [ii], 414pp, illustrated with many diagrams, and including index. Wonderfully various and buzzing with discoveries and inventions. Contents clean, although with a considerable amount of offsetting. 1952 ownership name on ffep. Small nick to bottom edges c.p230-p280, where something had been pressed into edge of text block. Tall quarto, 8.5 x 5.25 ins, in contemporary half calf with marbled boards: boards slightly scuffed, spine ruled gilt and with a red label, joints restored with Japanese tissue. Rare: a very nice firm copy. Very Good+.

Price: 450.00


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Dr Lothar Meyer:
Modern Theories of Chemistry.

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1888. First English edition (translated from the 5th German edition). xliv, 587, +22 adverts: and with the foldout Curve of Atomic Volumes Etc. Contents very clean, with an 1890 ownership name to the half title, and a little minor foxing to the prelims, and to the edges of the foldout and advertisements. Early owner's notes to back of rear free endpaper. Original black endpapers intact. In the original binding of textured bottle-green cloth, spine titled in gilt: bright and firm, corners good, spine ends professionally refurbished with Japanese tissue. VG+.

Price: 300.00


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Edited by Fred O'Flaherty, William T. Roddy and Robert M. Lollar:
The Chemistry and Technology of Leather. Volume II [Vol 2]: Types of Tannages. American Chemical Society Monograph Series.

New York: Reinhold Publishing; London: Chapman and Hall, 1958. First edition. xiv, 554pp, illustrated with diagrams, drawings, and a few photographs. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original binding of navy cloth, spine titled in gilt. A clean, firm copy, with minimal signs of wear. VG+.
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Price: 60.00


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Faraday, Michael: with a foreword by Sir George Porter:
Chemical Manipulation. [The Royal Institution Library of Science.]

London: Applied Science Publishers, 1974. Reprint (first thus). viii, viii, x, (11-) 656, with a few text illustrations. Faraday's only book. Facsimile of a copy inscribed to the Royal Institution by the author, with his inscription and corrections reproduced, and with a new foreword by Sir George Porter, followed by an erratum slip. Very clean fresh copy, appears unread: in the original light brown buckram, front titled in blind, spine in gilt: firm, bright and clean, extremities blunted. In the protected dust jacket, slightly faded at the spine, with very minor indications of wear. Lovely copy. Very Good+ in VG dust-jacket.
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Price: 95.00


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