London, South Kensington
16 March 2006
SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904). Lives of the Engineers. London: John Murray, 1862. 3 volumes, 8°. 6 engraved portraits, numerous illustrations, maps, portraits etc. in the text. Contemporary polished calf gilt, spines with red and black labels, gilt edges (upper cover of volume II a little rubbed). Provenance: Walter Macfarlane, Saracen foundry (near contemporary signature at head of titles).
[MUSPRATT, James Sheridan, editor]. Chemistry, Theoretical, Practical, and Analytical, as applied to the Arts and Manufactures. London: William Mackenzie, [1888?]. 2 volumes in 8, 4°. 53 engraved plates, some double-page (occasional spotting). Original purple decorated cloth gilt.
And 33 other volumes on science including 11 offprints. (44)
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