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[Marcet (Jane Haldimand)] Conversations on Vegetable Physiology..., 2 vol., first edition, 4 engraved plates, 1829; Conversations on Chemistry..., 2 vol., twelfth edition, 18 engraved plates, 1832, 8vo (4)

 

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[Marcet (Jane Haldimand)] Conversations on Vegetable Physiology..., 2 vol., first edition, 4 engraved plates, 1829; Conversations on Chemistry..., 2 vol., twelfth edition, 18 engraved plates, vol.I 1 plate detached and taking following f., 1832, bookplate with Parke coat-of-arms to front pastedowns, Parke family ownership inscriptions, foxing to peripheral ff. and several ff. fore edges, some faint soiling, a few hinges splitting a little, contemporary green quarter calf, rubbed, spines faded, 8vo (4)

⁂Jane Haldimand Marcet (1769-1858) writer of popular books on both the natural and the social sciences; Michael Faraday acknowledged both a 'deep veneration' for her and the singular influence she had on his childhood development.

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[Marcet (Jane Haldimand)] Conversations on Vegetable Physiology..., 2 vol., first edition, 4 engraved plates, 1829; Conversations on Chemistry..., 2 vol., twelfth edition, 18 engraved plates, vol.I 1 plate detached and taking following f., 1832, bookplate with Parke coat-of-arms to front pastedowns, Parke family ownership inscriptions, foxing to peripheral ff. and several ff. fore edges, some faint soiling, a few hinges splitting a little, contemporary green quarter calf, rubbed, spines faded, 8vo (4)

⁂Jane Haldimand Marcet (1769-1858) writer of popular books on both the natural and the social sciences; Michael Faraday acknowledged both a 'deep veneration' for her and the singular influence she had on his childhood development.

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