Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy. John Frederick William Herschel.
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy

Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy

London: Longman Press, 1830. First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. vii, 372 pp. Decorative brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated title page. Exhaustive study of Natural Philosophy by the English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, and experimental photographer. Herschel was the originator of the "Julian day" system in astronomy. Part I introduces general aspects of Natural Philosphy, part II introduces the principles and rules by which a systematic examination of nature should be conducted. This copy belonged to the Jewish scholar Harry Orlinsky. "A synoptical table of the contents of Dr. Lardner's cabinet encyclopedia" glued to inside front cover. Minor wear to edges. Corners rubbed and slightly bumped. Head and tail of spine bumped and slightly worn. Starting at inside front cover. Heavy foxing to end papers and title page. Else, a tight copy in good condition. g. Item #9917

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