07-29-2006 07-29-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2345 Boston
July 29, 2006 10:00 AMCalender
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Brougham, Lord Henry

$176$150
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Brougham, Lord Henry, The Circle of the Sciences with an Introductory Discourse of the Objects, Pleasures, and Advantages of Science, London: The London Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., ed. James Wylde; two vols., Vol. I Experimental, Chemical, Mathematical and Mechanical Philosophy, full-page plates including portrait of Michael Faraday, Holme's Magneto-Electric Light Apparatus, astronomical transit, two folding plates of the Northern and Southern celestial hemispheres, and numerous illustrations of microscopy and other subjects within the text; Vol. II, The Natural History of the Animal Vegetable, and Mineral Kingdom; Geography; and Geology, plates including American Indian tribes; original cloth covers and green leather gilt-tooled binding, (overall good, some minor foxing and offsetting).
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Henry, London, James Wylde, Michael Faraday, The Natural History