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Journal of Natural Philosophy & The Arts Vol 1 by William Nicholson

Journal of Natural Philosophy & The Arts Vol 1 by William Nicholson

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A Journal of Natural Philosophy and the Arts, Volume 1

Illustrated with engravings.
(each of the four issues contains four pages of illustration at the end of each issue, for a total of 16 illustrations)
by William Nicholson

London: Printed by W. Stratford, Crown-Court, Temple-Bar; for the Author, No. 10 Soho-Square; and sold by G. and J. Robinsons, Paternoster Row.

January, February, March and April, 1802.

Condition: Hardcover. Cover boards have heavy scuffing, edge and corner wear, title card on spine mostly missing. Front cover is neatly detached together with the front-free endpaper and title page. Very minor to minor discoloration/foxing throughout, no marks save for some pencil on the back inside cover. The text-block as it is remains securely bound.

Contains articles on the many major scientific advancements and discoveries of the day, including discussion of the discovery of the planet Ceres (now considered a dwarf planet, between Mars and Jupiter). Articles on hydraulics and galvanism and electrocity. Herchel's observations on the Sun. An article about Prussian blue. Benefits of rail roads. "Narrative and explanation of the appearance of phantoms and other figures in the exhibition of the phantasmagoria." And many other various scientific things.

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