First Lessons in Chemistry and Geology, as Applied to Agriculture. Designed for the Use of Schools. J. Emerson Kent.
First Lessons in Chemistry and Geology, as Applied to Agriculture. Designed for the Use of Schools

Mid-19th Century Agricultural Chemistry Textbook

First Lessons in Chemistry and Geology, as Applied to Agriculture. Designed for the Use of Schools

Notes: A chemistry textbook focused on materials used in agriculture, particularly manures and mineral supplements, with descriptions of simple experiments that could be performed in schools to illustrate some principle of science.

The author was an M.D. who taught at the Penn Medical University in Philadelphia.

xi (sic xii), 13–108, 4 (ads) pages. 4 by 6 inches.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a quarter-calf and paper-covered boards binding. There is a surface scar on the rear cover, affecting a few letters; with a gift inscription dated 1854 on the first blank.

Publication: Boston: Dayton & Wentworth, 1854.

Item No: #307618

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