ELEMENTS OF ELECTRO-METALLURGY, OR THE ART OF WORKING IN METALS BY THE GALVANIC FLUID.
- London: E. Palmer; Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Longman, 1841.
- original cloth, all edges gilt.
- xxviii, 163+(1), (ii), iv, 64, (2) pages.
- Order Nr. 97794
- Price: $1,250.00 other currencies
First edition. (Bridson & Wakeman A113 - "the first appearance of a key work on this subject"). Illustrated with electrotypes and woodcuts. The author was the inventor of the improved battery, which was the mainstay of electrotyping until replaced by the dynamo in the late 1870s. Illustrated with woodcuts. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Faint stain mark on front pastedown and endpaper.