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Brewster, Sir David

Published by Published by John Murray and Thomas Tegg, London (1838)

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Item Description: Published by John Murray and Thomas Tegg, London, 1838. , viii, 351 pages, black & white illustrations throughout Fourth Edition , boards and backstrip detached and soiled, few light spots but textblock mostly clean, in fair condition , original printed cloth covers 16 x 10 cm Hardback ISBN: Bookseller Inventory # 53026

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Brewster, David

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1836)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1836. Hardcover. Book Condition: Reading Copy. No Jacket. Hardcover; 314 pages. Small volume. With 79 beautifully engraved figures. In original binding. Brown cloth hardcovers with black titles on spine/cover. Heavily worn and soiled. Edges quite frayed. Rip in cloth along spine edge. Bumped corners. Several stains. Endpapers are foxed and stained. The pages are yellowing, but unmarked. Slight wrinkle to pages. Hinges loose. READING COPY. Bookseller Inventory # 217588

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Brewster, Sir David, K.H.

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1839)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1839. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. As. 314 pp. 16mo. B/w ills. Small chips at top of spine and 1/2" hole at bottom on spine. Corners bumped. Bright gilt lettering on spine "The Family Library No. 50" in embellished box. Binding tight. Traces of foxing throughout. Previous onwer's name written i n ink of second free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 2884

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BREWSTER, David

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Item Description: 1840. Book Condition: Good. BREWSTER, Sir David. LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC ADDRESSED TO SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. Harper's Stereotype Edition. 314 pp. 16mo., brown cloth with gilt lettering, "The Family Library No. 50" above title on spine. Good, moderate shelfwear to edges and corners, spine nicked at heel and crown. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Optical illusions, magic tricks, magic lanterns, machines and devices, more. Engravings in the text. Bookseller Inventory # 79492

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Brewster, Sir David.

Published by Harper & Brothers (1842)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, 1842. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Harpers Family Library No. 50. Binding worn. 314 pages. Size: 8vo - otver 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 38880

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Sir David Brewster

Published by John Murray, London (1932)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1932. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xiv & 351 pages including 79 illustrations - two with image altering overlays; bound in the original fawn printed cloth. Neatly re-backed in plain nearly matching cloth with the title "Natural Magic" and date printed in appropriate Roman lettering; the covers are a little dusty; bound with the half title but without the leaves advertising other titles in "The Family Library" series of which this is no. XXXIII. The term 'natural magic' is applied to "the principal phenomena of nature, and the most remarkable deductions of science (page 350) often hitherto thought to be magical or miraculous'. Includes and early account (pages 291-296) of Babbage's calculating machine. Toole Stott'Bibliography of English Conjuring' no.136. Toole Stott 'Circus and Allied Arts' no. 5991. Size: 6" x 3¾" (150mm x 95mm). Bookseller Inventory # 022767

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Brewster, Sir David

Published by Harper and Brothers, New York (1836)

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Item Description: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1836. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 314 pages plus ads. pages show foxing, Harper's Family Library No. L. covers browned with age. previous owner's name on inside front cover. Size: 4 x 6 1/4 ". Bookseller Inventory # 75978

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Letters on Natural Magic, addressed to Sir: Sir David Brewster

Sir David Brewster

Published by John Murray, London (1832)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A rare and fascinating little book. The spine lettering reads Family Library, but there is no further reference to that on title page. 351 pages, with illustrations in text including some interesting pasted in overlays. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Label to front pastedown reads Sold and Bound by J McLaren, Glasgow. Internally in excellent condition, externally the joints have been reinforced and some new leather added to spine. Sir David Brewster was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer and university principal. Published in 1832 at the request of Sir Walter Scott, his book provides natural explanations for the allegedly supernatural phenomena so popular in the nineteenth century. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1500109760320

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Brewster David

Published by John Murray, London (1832)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Small 8vo. Vol xxxiii in "The Family Library". pp. xi, 351. Illustrations as called for. Original cloth backed boards, chipped with a little loss top and bottom of spine. Indecipherable ink stamp on title page. A sound, tight copy. Bookseller Inventory # 01600

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Brewster, Sir David.

Published by John Murray London 1832, London (1832)

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Item Description: John Murray London 1832, London, 1832. Illustrated (illustrator). 1st Edition. 1/4 leather,calf corners,marbled boards,sl rubbed,ow VG. Bookseller Inventory # 005512

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Brewster, Sir David

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Item Description: 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st edition, very good condition, marbled boards, with leather spine and leather tips, heavy wear to edges of binding, interior pages clean, with a few pages with faint foxing, prior owners name on title page, pages 119 and 121 have an overlay to describe a situation, illustrated with drawings, published by John Murray, London, 351 pages. See Findlay p.5, Christopher vol.1 #159, Toole Stott #136, Clarke & Blind p.14, Price p.117. Circus And Allied Arts #5991. Exceedingly scarce!. Bookseller Inventory # 009105

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