Essays Political, Economical and Philosophical. Vol. III.

By: Rumford, Benjamin, Count of

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8vo. First edition, 498 pp + ad, aeg, some foxing, mainly to to foredges, marbled eps. good tight copy in full straight grained red morocco, extremities worn, boards a little scuffed, corners lightly bumped but good. 7 engraved plates and many wood engravings in text. This 'new edition' of Vol 3. is in fact the first and only appearance in print (London) and supplements the 2 vols of Essays (first published 1796-7). There was a fourth volume published in 1812 (essays 16-18). In these essays (10-15) Rumford turns his attention to kitchens and cooking where, along with essays on warm rooms, warm bathing etc, he demonstrates his observation and theories on heat and heating. ESTC T148699, images available on request.

Title: Essays Political, Economical and Philosophical. Vol. III.

Author Name: Rumford, Benjamin, Count of

Categories: Book Cabinet,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, T.Cadell & W. Davies: 1802

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 11457

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