The Artist’s and Mechanic’s Repository, and Working Man’s Informant; embracing Chemistry, Abstracts of Electricity, Galvanism, Magnetism, Mechanics, Pneumatics, Optics and Astronomy (1840) + A Supplement (1839)

By Pilkington, James

SKU# 17842

$ 22.00

Pp. viii, 9-378, 1-116 (supplement); 2 frontispiece illustrations of machines, 1 end illustration of a locomotive (all woodcuts).  Original tree calf leather lettered in gilt on the spine and with 6 panel lines in gilt, sm 8vo.  The volume has an attractive original tree calf binding.  Old pencil signature of George J. Huiontfiqoz (sp) dated August 1860 on front free endpaper.  No other ownership marks.

Publisher Published by Michael Kelly + J. M. Brown
Publisher Place Philadelphia
Date Published 1839-1840
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Later printing
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Good
Condition Description Light edge-wear to the outer joints of the tree calf binding, front endpaper has old repaired tear, some scattered foxing to the endpapers and parts of the text, old water stain to inner joint of the last 38 pages; a good solid copy of a unusual work.
Limited Edition