More advanced than the Boys' Playbooks aimed at young readers. Sections on light (including the kaleidoscope, microscopes, telescopes, the camera obscura, the stereoscope, the persistence of vision, ); heat; electricity; magnetism (including the telegraph); pneumatics; acoustics; chemistry (including photography). With 600 illustrations, including one coloured and many small monochrome engravings.

Item number 29803
Category Book
Type Science
Dimensions length 190mm; breadth 144mm; thickness 42mm
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people J.H. Pepper (author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection