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Priestley (Joseph) Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air, 3 vol., vol.1 third edition, vol.2 second edition, vol.3 first edition, half-title to vol.2 only, vol.2 catalogue at end ?bound in at end of vol.3, J. Johnson, 1781-1776-1777 with Philosophical Empiricism: containing Remarks on a Charge of Plagiarism respecting Dr. H--s, interspersed with Various Observations relating to Different Kinds of Air, bound at end of vol.1, J.Johnson, 1775, together 2 works in 3 vol., 6 engraved plates, 3 folding, light offsetting, contemporary calf, spines gilt with red morocco labels, 8vo.

⁂ An attractive set of this important work, Priestley's numerous experiments lead to the discovery of oxygen and some of its properties.

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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