Chemistry by Joyce 1818 Timbs illustrated lot x 3 old books rare Youth mechanicsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Three early American books on the subject of Chemistry. All contain illustrations. First set is rather scarce/ rare, second work contains interesting sections which include discussion of topics such as gold, mechanics, arts & manufactures.
Dialogues in Chemistry, Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People- Corrected and very much enlarged, with an account of all the late discoveries, and additional notes by an American professor of Chemistry. by Rev. J. Joyce. 2 vol. set. Eight copper engraved plates at rear.
1818, New York, James Eastburn and Co.
Period full leather, boards now loose and held by binding cords, spines dried and chipped, scattered spotting and foxing throughout, text blocks still sewn and tight as issued.
Knowledge or, the Plan Why and Because, by John Timbs.
1832, Boston, Lilly & Wait, and Carter & Hendee.- woodcut plates.
Includes a long 138 page first part on Chemistry. Publishers early cloth with leather spine title label, joints cracked, front cover loose and held by binding cords, text block sewn and tight as issued.
Tallest book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4" W.
Shortest book measures: 5 3/4" H X 3 3/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 2 3/4".