Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine 1824 Nice Leather 3 Vols Illustrated Engineering
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine 1824 nice leather 3 vols illustrated engineering
The Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine;
and Annals of Philosophy
(3 volumes of annual anthologies for this 19th century periodical)
Issued Glasgow, 1824-26 by W.R. M'Phun.
Each volume c. 500 pp.
Period brown 1/4 leather bindings, gilt raised bands, stamped compartments, and spine lettering, marbled boards, engraved portrait frontispieces and title pages, numerous fascinating engraved illustrations -- highlighting various machines, inventions, buildings, geometric equations, etc. -- throughout the set.
Ingood, mostly cleancondition, light general age wear, bindings lightly scuffed,rubbedand a bit worn, several joints splitting (though boards remain firmly attached), spine leather lightly soiled -- still quite attractive as a set. Internally mostly clean, some scattered foxing and small soiling which is not heavy or offensive. With old owner's bookplates to front pastedowns.
Overall sound and despite any flaws, still a nice old set well worthy of ownership.
We've done our best to photograph the set so you can see the condition and we've tried to mention any flaws or issues.
Measures c. 5 1/2" W x 8 1/2" H.
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