American Education 19th century lot 5 old books sciences geography botany philosophyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A fine collection of five (5) 19th century volumes dedicated to education in mid-19th century America and the sciences.All are in their original period bindings, four of which are leather, one decorative publishers cloth stamped in blind with gilt spine lettering. All remain sound, mostly tight, various signs of handling, time and age but nothing offensive. Interesting and appealing lot overall.
The titles of the volumes are as follows:
Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers and the Investigation of Truth, by John Abercrombie.
Published 1835, Boston, by John Allen & Co.
Conversations on Natural Philosophy, by Rev. J. L. Blake.
Published 1831, Boston, by Lincoln & Edmands.
252 pages, with 23 plates.
A System of Modern Geography, by S. Augustus Mitchell.
Published 1860, Philadelphia, by E.H. Butler & Co.
Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States, by Asa Gray.
Published 1889, New York, by American Book Company.
760 pages, with 25 plates.
Outlines of Physical Geography, by George W. Fitch.
Published 1857, New York, bu J.H. Colton & Co.
225 pages, 6 hand colored maps.
Set along shelf measures: 5 1/4".
Smallest book measures: 6 7/8" H X 4 3/4" W.
Largest book measures: 7 7/8" H X 5 1/4" W.