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Popular Scientific Recreations in Natural Philosophy, Astronomy, Geology, Chemistry, etc., Gaston Tissandier

Author Name    Gaston Tissandier

Title   Popular Scientific Recreations in Natural Philosophy, Astronomy, Geology, Chemistry, etc.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Size   4to - over 9 - 12

Publisher   Chicago Continental Publishing 1885

Seller ID   000165

Full title: Popular Scientific Recreations in Natural Philosophy, Astronomy, Geology, Chemistry, etc. Translated and enlarged from 'Les Recreations Scientifiques' of Gaston Tissandier (editor of 'La Nature'). Chicago: Continental Publishing, 1885. Presumed First thus, no other dates listed. Tan calf leather bound hardcover with four raised bands on spine, gilt decorations and a deep red gilt title block within a spine band. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Measures 7" x 10" tall. 781 pp. with full index in back, and contents pages in front. Hundreds of detailed illustrations throughout text. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Corners, edges and head / tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Head and tail of spine chipped. Front cover to page viii detached. Rear gutter leather cracked, but tightly attached. Outer spine gilt title very bright and readable. Internally clean and tight binding - very bright text and illustrations. No pages removed. Not ex-library.

Price = 199.99 USD


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