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Hand-book of Natural Philosophy - Mechanics

by Dionysius Lardner

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  • Hardcover
Condition
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About This Item

London: Walton and Maberley, 1856. Victorian view of the physial world, first of four companion volumes. Brown covers with gilt and gilt emblem on upper board, blind-stamped decoration on upper and lower boards, 403pp inc index plus 4pp adverts, with 357 engravings. Covers have moderate wear and rubbing, upper joint splitting, tiny losses at head and foot of spine. Binding weak at one point, but holding, lower hinge starting to crack. Damp marks on covers and prelims. Dusty, edges and foxed prelims. Name on first page of text (dated 1858) has been crossed out with the same pen. Otherwise internally reasonably clean. Ref:103928. Buckram. G-/n/a. 12x19cm.

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Bookseller
Church Street Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
003928
Title
Hand-book of Natural Philosophy - Mechanics
Author
Dionysius Lardner
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - G-
Jacket condition
n/a
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Walton and Maberley
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1856
Size
12x19cm

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buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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