[A] chymical catechism: or the application of chymistry to the arts, for the use of young people, artists...
8vo.334pp.,adverts. Fronts 220 x 135mm. Contemporary tree calf, rubbed, needs rebacking. Upper margin of title cut away affecting 1 letter of text, some offsetting and browning but a good copy. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 'This book, originally written for the instruction of the author's daughter, went through many editions both in England and America and was translated into most European languages.' (Duveen 458). The author was a technical chemist in London.
Book Id: 12368