Talks about science; by Thomas Dunman ; with a biographical sketch by Charles Welsh. Thomas Dunman, Charles Welsh.

Talks about science; by Thomas Dunman ; with a biographical sketch by Charles Welsh.

London: Griffith & Farran, [1882]. Presumed first edition. Hardcover. Small octavo in stamped and silver & gold gilt cloth-backed boards; xv, 239 pages.; 31p appendix ; 20 cm. Hinges slightly weak but intact, board edges and spine extremities mildly worn, mild foxing to prelims and endpapers; else tight and clean. Binding tight. Overall about very good(-). Item #88965

Handomely done illustrations to front board. 31-page bookseller-catalogue to rear. Bookseller stamp of S Hogg Charing Cross road to front pastedown. Contents: Mechanism of sensation.--The starlit sky.--Pre-historic man.--Volcanoes and coral reefs.--Atoms and molecules.--Ice and the Ice Age.--Two life histories.--Coal.--Sermons in stones.--How the earth is weighed and measured.--Depths of ocean.--Lobsters.--The common frog. || Science. Geology. Essays.

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