Philosophy in Sport made Science in Earnest

( Being an attempt to implant in the young mind the first principles of natural philosophy by the aid of the popular toys and sports of youth. )

J.A. Paris

Price: £30.00

Charming book that ran to at least 7 editions in the author's lifetime, introducing children to natural philosophy through story, characterisation and example with a dedication to Maria Edgeworth, whose 'Harry & Lucy' was an example the author has followed. Illustrated with woodcuts and diagrams.  Original blind-stamped cloth with gold spine lettering.

Format: Hardback, 120 X 185 x 38 (mm), 24 intro + 528 + 32 Publisher's list (pp)
Condition: GOOD, Original owner's signature and subsequent owner's bookplate. Occasional marks but otherwise collectable and usable.
Publisher: John Murray
Published: 1842  London
Edition: Fifth
Shipping Weight: 0.43kg

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