Item #000010652 An Epitome of the Elementary Principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy. John Millington.
An Epitome of the Elementary Principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy

An Epitome of the Elementary Principles of Natural and Experimental Philosophy

London: Printed for and sold by the author, 1823. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [3], iv-vii, [2], 2-358, [4] pp. Half navy calf (ca. 1855) over marbled boards with the spine in five compartments, an unpolished orange leather label lettered in gold on the spine; all edges decoratively stained purple. Marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and with thirteen fold-out plates. Completing the title page: Part the First. Comprehending the general properties of matter, mechanics, pneumatics, acoustics, hydrostatics, hydraulics. And a copious account of the invention, progress, and present state of the steam engine; being the substance of a course of lectures on these subjects. With an index. Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica 11874. A beautiful example of physics and engineering education in the nineteenth century. Near Fine. Item #000010652

A touch of wear to the spine and front joint; leaves show very occasional foxing.

Price: $750.00

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