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The Young Gentleman's Mechanicks WITH Young Gentlemans Opticks.. (Part 1) by WELLS Edward 1667-1727 - First Edition - 1713 - from Madoc Books    (ABA-ILAB) and

The Young Gentleman's Mechanicks WITH Young Gentlemans Opticks.. (Part 1)

by WELLS Edward 1667-1727

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London: James Knapton, 1713 In modern half leather tan calf, with marbled boards. Spine has gilt tooling and title. Internally, new endpapers, 1st ed, title page within double ruled borders, [4], 5-78 pp, 9 plates (folding of 14?). Bound with Young Gentlemans Opticks, London 1713. [4], 83-171 pp, [1] errata, 14 plates (folding), some water staining to last few pages of text. With a booksellers label to epd. (ESTC T140931) no ESTC listing for the Optick part.

Book Details

  • Bookseller: Madoc Books (ABA-ILAB) GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001420
  • Title: The Young Gentleman's Mechanicks WITH Young Gentlemans Opticks.. (Part 1)
  • Author: WELLS Edward 1667-1727
  • Format/binding:Half-Leather
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Knapton
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1713
  • Keywords: Education Mechanics Opticks Glass
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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