Annual of scientific discovery : or, Year-book of facts in science and art, for -71, exhibiting the most important discoveries and improvements in mechanics, useful arts, natural philosophy, chemistry, astronomy, geology, biology, botany
Annual of scientific discovery : or, Year-book of facts in science and art, for -71, exhibiting the most important discoveries and improvements in mechanics, useful arts, natural philosophy, chemistry, astronomy, geology, biology, botany...
Fair. First appearance, second edition. Index, 392 pp + publisher's ads, illustrated with frontispiece of Louis Agassiz, red decorative cloth. Hardcover, fair. Both boards detached, backstrip gone from spine, bookplate and embossed seals of YMCA, Charleston, South Carolina, previous owner's inscription (in pencil), moderate foxing, otherwise tight, clean, paper crisp, unmarked, probably never really read. Includes two brief articles about the analysis of California gold, without mention of the Gold Rush, and another on the geology of the ghold regions there. Science; history.
Very Good +. Brown cloth, textured boards with gilt type on spine. Cover shows some light rubbing with wear to corners and spine ends. Owner's inscription on pastedown and flyleaf. Copy is VG+, generally clean with some pencil markings to chemistry section. 343 pp. + appendices. Binding is Hard Cover. Octavo.
Very Good. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7; Very Good. 415pp. Publisher's blind-stamped black cloth. Re-backed. Front is portrait engraving. Tightly bound and clean with unmarked text. Achievements in Science, Antiquities & the Useful Arts.
Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 394p. index. past damp storage (absolutely no odor or stain) produces wavyness to pages and cover. Name and 1860 date inside cover. Hinge webbing exposed, some shake but minimal. covers dulled but unworn.
Near Very Good binding. 12mo. 398pp. Ink note written on ffep; no pencil or ink markings evident in text; brown hard cover embossed cloth binding with very light edge wear at head and tail of spine; spine and top and side edges of boards are sunned; front and rear end papers are slightly discolored. near Very Good binding.
Gould and Lincoln, Boston, MA, 1854. 1st Edition, Good+, Hard Cover, Size=5"x8", 398pgs(Index). Covers faded & dull, top page ends & text pages top margins brown stained, pages at end of book brown staed at hinge area, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates etc. Rest of teaxt bright. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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