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DAVY, Sir Humphry.

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
£500.00
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Notes

First 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.

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Description

Quarto. Uncut in original blue wrappers with several unopened gatherings.

Condition

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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