Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental

By: Enfield, William, LL.D

Price: £125.00

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first edition, quarto ( 28 by 21.8 cms) a large copy, edges untrimmed, illustrated with 11 folding engraved plates, nicely bound in recent half dark brown calf, marbled sides, dark red lettering labels, small stamp on title page, last leaf and 10 of the 11 plates, small piece out of the blank lower part of one plate but not affecting image. Enfield, a friend and associate of Joseph Priestley, issued this work as a guide to students of astronomy, mechanics, optics and hydrostatics. The first edition is rare. Apart from some occasional dustiness it's an attractive copy, It gives a very clear account of Newtonian science, with examples and experiments to help students understand the principles outlined. £125.00

Title: Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental

Author Name: Enfield, William, LL.D

Categories: Science and Technology,

Publisher: London, J Johnson: 1785

Seller ID: 001896

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