Please read this listing carefully AND review the many high resolution photos. Very rare first edition with some condition issues but complete and overall very presentable. Complete with the rare folding engraved plate at back. Octavo 8vo (5 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches). Quarter calf over worn marbled boards.
Upper cover and first endpaper detached but volume still nicely presented in removable mylar cover. Glasgow University Chemical Library ink stamp verso title page, final index page and twice verso folding engraved plate (however, no such stamps or other markings externally or to endpapers). Lower joint worn and tender.Corners and edges rubbed and worn. Original spine leather heavily chipped and worn. Period black morocco spine label with "Nicholson's Chemistry" still fully legible.
Pages moderately age toned, some occasional spotting and foxing. Previous owner signature to top corner of title, first contents page and possibly elsewhere. A few pages with chips and closed short tears see photo of p. 522-523 tables for the worst examples of this. Tables at rear along with rare folding engraved plate, often missing from this title.EASE SEE THE HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOS FOR DETAILED CONDITION... Fast and reliable, magnificent packing. Excellent item, very courteous and extra fair vendor! EXCELLENT PRODUCT WITH EXCELLENT SERVICE.
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The item "1790 Antique Chemistry Science Illustrated Rare First Edition Combustion Acid" is in sale since Thursday, April 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "rarebooks_vintageposters" and is located in Glen Echo, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.