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A school compendium of natural and experimental philosophy, : embracing the elementary principles of mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, acoustics, pyronomics, optics, electricity, galvanism, magnetism, electro-magnetism, magneto-electricity, and astronomy. : Containing also a description of the steam and locomotive engines, and of the electro-magnetic telegraph. / By Richard Green Parker, A.M. Late principal of the Johnson Grammar School, Boston; author of "Aids to English composition," a series of "School readers," "Geographical questions," etc. etc. ; Delectando pariter que monendo Prodesse quam conspici.

Author/Creator:
Parker, Richard Green, 1798-1869.
Publication:
New York: : A.S. Barnes & Co., 51 John-Street. ; Cincinnati: : H.W. Derby., 1854.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, [1], 18-470, [2] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Edition:
A new edition, corrected, enlarged and improved.
Series:
Parker, Richard Green, 1798-1869. Parker's school philosophies ; v. 3.
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Other Title:
Parker's philosophy.
Parker's natural and experimental philosophy.
Natural philosophy.
Subjects:
Physics.
Local subjects:
School books. (search)
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- New York (N.Y.).
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
United States Ohio Cincinnati.
Notes:
Spine title: Parker's philosophy. Half-title: Parker's natural and experimental philosophy.
Caption title: Natural philosophy.
Copyright 1853 by A.S. Barnes & Co.
Wood-engraved illustrations variously signed by Benson J. Lossing and "B" (i.e., Abel Bowen).
Includes index, p. [449]-470.
"National series of standard school books, published by A.S. Barnes & Co. ... Parker's school philosophies... 3. School compendium."--p. [2] at end.
Includes publisher's advertisements, verso of title page and [2] p. at end.
Contributor:
Derby, Henry W., publisher.
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891, engraver.
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850, engraver.
A.S. Barnes & Co., publisher.
OCLC:
187482060