Original cloth spine with paper-wrapped boards. Printed paper spine label
1831 · Philadelphia
by Kater, Captain Henry & Rev. Dionysius Lardner
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. 1st thus (American Imprints 7802). Original cloth spine with paper-wrapped boards. Printed paper spine label. VG (square & tight/minor damage at base of spine resulting in loss to cloth/poi on ffep).. , viii, 287, . Publisher catalogue dated June 1831 preceding title page(s). 3 title pages: 1st engraved with vignette, next a Series title page & last the work's printed title page. Leaves untrimmed & partially unopened. Illustrated with 21 full-page plates (inserted at rear). 12mo. 4 1/4" x 7"
From the authors' 'Cabinet of Natural Philosophy' series. Ownership signature of James Morgan, early 19th C. UVa student [1828, 1830-31]. Kater authored the chapter on Balances & Pendulums; Lardner responsible for all else. (Inventory #: 14987)