THE COLLECTED WORKS. Edited by His Brother, John Davy.

Davy, Sir Humphry

Published by Smith, Elder and Co 1839-1840, London, 1839
Hardcover
From Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829) was an agricultural chemist, best remembered for his invention of the minerís safety lamp. One of the volumes reprints his treatise on fly-fishing. 8vo. 9 vols. Complete with the half-title and 44 engraved plates (some folding and 1 a double-page). Finely bound by F. Bedford in cont. full calf, gilt ruled covers and elaborately gilt decorated spines with black calf labels and red calf inlays of volume numbers. Vol. I has been rebacked with the orig. spine strip laid down. Small (1/2î) chip at head of spine of Vol. IX. Some old (circa 1900) circular library rubber stamps throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 3795

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Title: THE COLLECTED WORKS. Edited by His Brother, ...

Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co 1839-1840, London

Publication Date: 1839

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: n.

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