11-03-2005 11-03-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
November 3, 2005 10:00 AMCalender

Adams, George

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314 Location: Bolton Date / Time: November 03, 2005 10:00AM


Adams, George, Lectures on Natural Philosophy, Considered in it's Present State of Improvement. Describing, in a Familiar and Easy Manner, the Principal Phenomena of Nature; and Shewing, that they all Co-Operate in Displaying the Goodness, Wisdom and Power of God, London: R. Hindmarsh, Sold by the Author, No. 60. Fleet Street, 1794, 1st edition, 8vo, five volumes, the fifth an index and 39 folding double-page plates with credits T. Milne del. and Jn. Lodge Sculpt., Vol. 1 with frontispiece depicting Truth discovering to Time, Science instructing her Children, in Natural Philosophy, original publisher's binding, blue card boards, ridged spines and title labels, some uncut pages, all five with signature of Alex Carter Ringwood.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Easy Manner, Principal , London, Lodge Sculpt, Alex Carter Ringwood