SMEE, Alfred. Elements of Electro-Metallurgy, or the art of working in metals by the galvanic fluid..., London: E. Palmer; and Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Longman, 1841. 8, dedication, engraved frontispiece (a few light spots) [bound with:] Edward PALMER. New Catalogue, with three hundred engravings of apparatus, illustrative of chemistry, pneumatics, frictional & voltaic electricity, electro magnetism, optics, &c. &c., London: W. Gilbert, 1840. 8, numerous wood-engraved illustrations (final gathering very lightly browned), 2 works in one volume, contemporary blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettered spine, the arms of Prince Albert stamped in gilt on front cover (spine lightly faded), g.e.
Both works FIRST EDITIONS. Elements of Electro-Metallurgy is "an important work, dealing with the laws regulating the reduction of metals in different states, as well as a description of the processes for platinating and palladiating, so that reliefs and intaglios in gold can be readily obtained. (Sotheran I, 4434 on the 2nd edition published in 1843).