Lot 75 of 312:
The Life of Sir Humphry Davy 2 vol., 1831  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
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Title:
The Life of Sir Humphry Davy
Author:
Paris, John Ayrton
Place:
London
Publisher:
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley
Date:
1831
Description:

2 vol. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Davy. (8vo), polished calf with spine decoratively tooled in gilt. All edges gilt.

Near-contemporary biography of Davy, inventor of electrochemistry.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to extremities, spines partially detached; hinges cracked and repaired with glue; gift inscription on first blank; some internal foxing and toning; overall good.
 
Item number:
300610
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