The Life of Sir Humphry Davy, Bart., LL.D, Late President of the Royal Society, Foreign Associate of the Royal Institute of France... Volumes I and II

By: Paris, John Ayrton

Price: $150.00

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1st printing of the 8vo edition; Volume I has an engraved frontispiece portrait, Volume II has a folding plate showing a facsimile of Davy's handwriting. Smooth brown leather in gilt and blind double frame, gilt stamped spine with raised bands, five panels with panels two and four holding the title and volume number. Volume I has a few scuffs to center panel, small chip to front free endpaper, previous owner's stamp and neat inscription, joints rubbed with very small starts at joint heads. Volume II is in similar condition but panel two of spine has its left half chipped away, affecting the title, and the leather of panel five is missing entirely, resulting in 1" chip showing the underlying binding. The price is adjusted to account for the binding defects. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; I: xvi, 416; viii,(1) pp. 463 pp

Title: The Life of Sir Humphry Davy, Bart., LL.D, Late President of the Royal Society, Foreign Associate of the Royal Institute of France... Volumes I and II

Author Name: Paris, John Ayrton

Categories: Science,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley: 1831

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 29546

Keywords: Science Science