AN EASY GRAMMAR OF NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY.

Blair, David.

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Philadelphia: Kimber & Sharpless, 1836. 250 + [2] pages. With Frontispiece + ten engraved plates; two are folding. 6 x 3 1/2 inches. Contemporary calf with leather label; with Leary's bookstore label on inside cover. (Item ID: 3196)


A fine, bright copy of the third edition "revised and enlarged by Benjamin Hallowell." This early physics book for schools was first published in London in 1807, with the first American edition printed in 1809. Of note is the illustrations on plate six, showing a camera obscura and magic lantern (this is prior to the invention of photography).



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