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The Playbook of Metals

£80.00

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"The very flattering reception accorded to the "Playbook of Science" has encouraged the author to endeavour to complete the popular sketches not only of the great and imponderable powers of nature called Gravitation, Cohesion, Chemical Affinity, Heat, Light, Electricity and Magnetism but likewise to grapple with that very wide field of inquiry comprehended in the subject of "Mines, Minerals and Metals."

Featuring three-hundred illustrations, "The Playbook of Metals" is a combination of personal narratives of visits to coal, lead, copper and tin mines combined with a large number of interesting experiments, relating to the findings of the aforementioned visits with a focus on the alchemy and the chemistry of the fifty metallic elements. The book is by the author of seminal work "The Playbook of Science", John Henry Pepper, a British scientist and inventor who toured the English speaking world with his scientific demonstrations and findings. A key figure in the Victorian era of scientific discovery, John Henry Pepper's "Playbook of Metals" is an essential text for any budding scientist to comprehend and track pivotal scientific discoveries.

This hardback 1st edition features three-hundred illustrations as well as gilded edges to the pages. There is foxing throughout as well as chipping and a damaged spine. The text and illustrations within remain perfectly in tact.

Item details

Author(s):
John Henry Pepper
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1861
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
504
Publisher:
George Routledge and Sons
Title:
The Playbook of Metals

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"The very flattering reception accorded to the "Playbook of Science" has encouraged the author to endeavour to complete the popular sketches not only of the great and imponderable powers of nature called Gravitation, Cohesion, Chemical Affinity, Heat, Light, Electricity and Magnetism but likewise to grapple with that very wide field of inquiry comprehended in the subject of "Mines, Minerals and Metals."

Featuring three-hundred illustrations, "The Playbook of Metals" is a combination of personal narratives of visits to coal, lead, copper and tin mines combined with a large number of interesting experiments, relating to the findings of the aforementioned visits with a focus on the alchemy and the chemistry of the fifty metallic elements. The book is by the author of seminal work "The Playbook of Science", John Henry Pepper, a British scientist and inventor who toured the English speaking world with his scientific demonstrations and findings. A key figure in the Victorian era of scientific discovery, John Henry Pepper's "Playbook of Metals" is an essential text for any budding scientist to comprehend and track pivotal scientific discoveries.

This hardback 1st edition features three-hundred illustrations as well as gilded edges to the pages. There is foxing throughout as well as chipping and a damaged spine. The text and illustrations within remain perfectly in tact.

Author(s):
John Henry Pepper
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1861
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
504
Publisher:
George Routledge and Sons
Title:
The Playbook of Metals

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