Six Discourses delivered before The Royal Society.
at their Anniversary Meetings, on the Award of the Royal and Copley Medals; preceded by an Address to the Society, on the Progress and Prospects of Science.John Murray, London , 1827 Stock Code: 116704
NotesFirst edition of this series of lectures from the British chemist, famous for his invention of a miner's safety lamp, including his 1820 inaugural lecture on the progress of science.
Quarto. Uncut in original blue wrappers with several unopened gatherings.
Slight loss at extremities, small puncture to rear cover affecting last four leaves but not the text, half-title a little dusty at foot, a very good copy in unrestored original condition.
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