A System of Natural Philosophy: in which are explained the Principles of Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Optics, Astronomy, Electricity, Magnetism, Steam Engine, Electro-Magnetism, Electrotype, Photography, and Daguerreotype. J. L. Comstock.

A System of Natural Philosophy: in which are explained the Principles of Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Optics, Astronomy, Electricity, Magnetism, Steam Engine, Electro-Magnetism, Electrotype, Photography, and Daguerreotype

New York: Pratt, Woodford and Co, 1852. Leather. Good. Item #015186
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Ninety-first edition. Full calf leather. 393, 12 pp. Small black and white illustrations throughout. A treatise on various topics in physics, discussing the scientific principles in acoustics, optics, electricity, etc., including a look at various instruments and inventions operating with those principles. This includes the telescope and microscope, the Morse Telegraph, photography and the process of the Daguerreotype, etc. GOOD condition. Uneven fading and moderate dampstaining to the covers. Minor soiling. Leather rather scuffed and worn along the extremities, with a small area of worming to the rear cover. Upper spine chipped and worn away. Interior solid, with scattered soiling, staining and foxing. Owner's signature present.

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