1822. Item #83480
COTTING, John Ruggles. AN INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY, WITH PRACTICAL QUESTIONS: Designed for Beginners in the Science from the Latest and Most Approved Authors. To which is added a Dictionary of Terms. Boston: Charles Ewer, May 1822. vii +  + 420 pp. 12mo., tree calf with gilt leather spine label. Boards worn, joints tender. Front flyleaf missing. Folding table (frontispiece) complete with small edgetears, not affecting text. Text is age-toned with occasional neat underlining. B/w plates. This is Cotting's first book and was used at Harvard College; a nice example of an early text book in original leather.