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Tables for ascertaining the strength of spirits with Sikes Hydrometer; with an abstract of The Act of Parliament. By Authority of Parliament

Tables for ascertaining the strength of spirits with Sikes Hydrometer; with an abstract of The Act of Parliament. By Authority of Parliament

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Tables for ascertaining the strength of spirits with Sikes Hydrometer; with an abstract of The Act of Parliament. By Authority of Parliament

by Long, Joseph

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Printed for the Proprietor. London. 1843. Octavo. Unpaginated [114pp]. Contemporary full tree calf. Gilt lettering, motifs, floral embellishment, rules and dentelles. Head and tail of spine partially relaid and tooled. Brass clasp. Marbled endpapers. Bumped to corners. Some browning. "Made and Sold by T Bedwell, Mathematical and Philosophical Instrument Maker" tipped in to title page, over Joseph Long. Final page partially relaid.

Joseph Long, mathematical, optical and hydrometer instrument maker. The mathematical instrument maker Thomas Bedwell was established in the sixteenth century.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Tables for ascertaining the strength of spirits with Sikes Hydrometer; with an abstract of The Act of Parliament. By Authority of Parliament
Author
Long, Joseph
Book Condition
Used - See description and photos
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for the Proprietor.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1843
Size
8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Hydrometry, Scientific instrument, Spirits, Liquors
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Science; Fine Bindings;

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