Lectures pasted on upper pastedown." /> BLACK, Joseph. [Lectures on Chemistry, ?Edinburgh: ?ca. 1771-1797.] 6 volumes comprising 118 lectures, 4°, written on rectos only, with occasional notes and diagrams on the versos, in various hands, 30 pen and ink diagrams and illustrations, 4 coloured, 4 tables, a 13-page, stitched pamphlet headed "IV. Metals (page 391, vol. 4)" and 3 folded sheets of notes on chemistry, both in contemporary hands, loosely inserted (occasional slight marking, short tears on a few leaves, minor worming in early gatherings of vol. II), contemporary calf-backed boards, spines gilt in compartments, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces (lightly rubbed and scuffed, partial cracking on some joints; Paul Panton (?the Welsh antiquary and manuscript collector, 1731-1797), inscriptions on front free endpapers; volume I with long note about Black on front free endpaper and clipped advertisement for the 1803 Edinburgh edition of Black's <I>Lectures</I> pasted on upper pastedown. | Christie's