The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Third Series, Volume LXIII, January - June, 1872, Nos. I - V.

Philadelphia: Franklin Institute, 1872. 4to. 433, vii pp. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated with plates (many folding), text illustrations, drawings, graphics, photographs, and full page color illustrations. Half calf over cloth boards. Item #14392

First edition of this fascinating journal describing and illustrating some of the latest inventions and innovations in science and mechanics. The articles include:

Baird on the absorption of gases by water;
Cooke on the chemical theory of the voltaic battery;
Leeds on ventilation;
Owen on terrestrial magnetism;
The awarding of the Rumford Medal to Joseph Harrison for his method of constructing steam boilers;
Other articles describe and illustrate some of the latest inventions in science and mechanics. A fascinating journal.

Price: $300.00

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