Philosophical recreations, or, Winter amusements :
a collection of entertaining & surprising experiments in mechanics, arithmetic, optics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, chemistry, magnetism, & pyrotechny, or art of making fire works : together with the wonders of the air pump, magic lanthorn, camera obscura, &c. &c. &c. and a variety of tricks with cards : the whole simplified and clearly elucidated so as to suit every capacity.
|Main Creator:||Badcock, John, fl. 1816-1830.|
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London : Thomas Hughes : [before 1823]
Sold by Sams, Mills, Boudery and Kirby, and Allison,
Pref. signed: J.B. [i.e. John Badcock. Cf. BLC].
Sequel: Domestic amusements, or Philosophical recreations.
Advertisement on p. [xvi].
LC copy has inscription on t.p.: Anne B. Chamberlain, 6th Feby. 182[?]. Bookplate of Anne Beresford Guthrie.
Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955.
Physical description: xv, , 200 p.,  folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 15 cm.
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