THE CIRCLE OF THE SCIENCES;.
Wylde, James (editor)
A Cyclopaedia of Experimental, Chemical, Mathematical, & Mechanical Philosophy, and Natural History. Volume I.
With many black-and-white diagrams throughout, as well as several black-and-white plates of portraits of great scientists such as Michael Faraday, or of patents. The title page says that this encyclopedia contains works on 34 subjects. This volume contains the first five subjects: Heat, Light, Photography, Electricity, and Electro-Metallurgy. With a preface, and an "Introductory Discourse of the Objects, Pleasures, and Advantages of Science." by Henry Lord Brougham. Corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, binding at top of front joint separating from spine, edges of spine worn. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson.
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MEDELTIDA URKUNDER RÖRANDE STORA KOPPARBERGET PÅ UPPDRAG ...
by Wessén, Elias
First edition. Stora Kopparbergs Bergslags Aktiebolag published this work in 1947 to commemorate the 600 year anniversary since King Magnus Eriksson issued the oldest preserved charter for Kopparberget, which began as a copper mine. Text in Swedish and English. Color and black-and-white plates of some of the medieval charters, with commentary. Former library collection stamp on page 6. Loosely inserted is a small book (Wessén, Elias. Data concerning Stora Kopparbergs bergslags aktiebolag, 1946. Stockholm: Norstedt & Söner, 1947, 9+(1) pages, stiff paper wrappers, former collection stamp on page 2). Minor tears in dust jacket. Loosely inserted is a commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale.