[Science]. Imison, John.
Imison's School of Arts, vol 1 & 2
Elements of Science and Art: Being a familiar introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry. Together with their application
Octavo, vol 1 pp. 639, vol 2 pp. 637, indexed, illustrated with 31 plates.
Rare, original 2 volume compendium of practical, scientific information, collected in the early 17th century. Contents include Mechanics, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Optics, Electricity, Magnetism, Astronomy, Chemistry, Drawing, Metallurgy, Removing Stains, and Miscellaneous Articles (with instructions for making fulminating mercury, to change iron apparently into copper, to make an artificial volcano, and to make artificial pearls, among many others). A rare curiosity.
Edition: Second revised
Binding: Leather Bound
Book Id: 11268