Joseph Priestley. Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air ..in Three Volumes.
3 vols. ("Being the former Six Volumes abridged and methodized, with many Additions"). li, 411pp.; viii, 472pp.; viii, 574pp. plus 6pp. Catalogue of Books Written by Dr. Priestley, 9 folding engraved plates, plate 1 forming frontis. to Vol. 1. Armorial bookplate of William Howard, Hartley House, Devon, all three vols. bound in full calf, edges worn, corners bumped and fraying, leather insets to shields on spines missing from 2 vols, leather cracked at spines. Occasional marks, Vol. 1, corner of pp. 225-6 torn and missing (not affecting text), overall a very good set in contemporary calf.