Memoirs of Science and the Arts. Or, and Abridgment of the Transactions Published by the Principal Learned and Oeconomical Societies Established in Europe, Asia, and America. [Three Volumes in One]

Herschel, William; Hutton, James; (et al)

Published by Robert Faulder, J. Egerton and J. Sewell, 1793
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Title: Memoirs of Science and the Arts. Or, and ...

Publisher: Robert Faulder, J. Egerton and J. Sewell

Publication Date: 1793

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.


London, 1793-1794. Volume I, Parts 1 and 2, Vol. II, part 1 (all published). Quarto, modern rebind in paper covered boards. Contains twenty nine plates, some folding. Contains papers on a range of subjects. Includes Francis de Zach's "On the Planet Herschel," James Hutton's "On the Theory of Rain," John Robison's "The Theory of the Earth," Francis Wollaston's "A Description of the Transit Circle," Johann Bode's "General Considerations of the Orbits of all the Planets and Comets," and a range of other articles. Very nicely illustrated with engraved plates. Contents generally excellent with a handful of marginal tears, a few with loss. Inner joints tapes. Very good minus condition overall, quite sturdy and usable. OCLC 8879952. Bookseller Inventory # SP410

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