THE PLAYBOOK OF METALS: Including Personal Narratives of Visits to Coal, Lead, Copper, and Tin Mines; with A Large Number of Interesting Experiments Relating to Alchemy and the Chemistry of the Fifty Metallic Elements

Routledge, Warne and Routledge: London, 1861. Item #99-7785

"Illustrated with nearly 300 engravings", 7.5 x 5", gilt-lettered and gilt-dec maroon cloth, 504pp, covers rubbed and unevenly sunned, extremities bumped and fraying, spine a little cocked, spine ends torn, hinges loose, ink inscription from former owner on front fly, some minor spotting and scattered soiling but still a very nice copy of this juvenile science book. FIRST EDITION.

Price: $250.00

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