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Title:
Scientific dialogues : intended for the instruction and entertainment of young people in which the first principles of natural and experimental philosophy are fully explained
Author:
Joyce, Jeremiah, 1763-1816.
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Edition:
New and enlarged edition / containing the recent additions to science by Charles V. Walker ...
Publication Information:
London : Longman and Co. [etc.], 1853 ;

London : Spottiswoodes and Shaw, New-street-square..
Physical Description:
xvi, 495 pages : illustrations (woodcut engravings) ; 17.1 x 11 cm
General Note:
Printer's imprint on half-title page verso and on verso of p. 495.

Gift of Ralph Greenhill, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 1982.
Language:
English
Local Note:
Rare Book Room 1853 edition (gift binding) : The volume is beautifully bound in brown calf, with an outer border stamped in gilt and an inner border blindstamped on both covers. The spine has the half-title stamped in gilt on a black levant label, and has five other labels with a design stamped in gilt. The endpapers are finely marbled vertically in several colors; the edges are marbled in green, tan, black, and salmon. The front cover bears a custom gilt stamp of the emblem of "Bruce's Academy." The front flyleaf bears a fine manuscript note, "Natural Philosophy Class Prize, Master Charles S. Wood, Newcastle on Tyne, June 21st 1855."
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Book

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