Tracts in Volume 9 entitled Life of Henry IV, King of France; A Story of the Factories, by Camilla Toulmin; Anecdotes of Serpents; Adventures of Robert Drury; Natural Magic (including optical illusions and devices to exploit them, lenses and glasses, the camera obscura, the magic lantern, stereoscopic vision, refraction, spectral images, the kaleidoscope, acoustic effects, chemical and mechanical phenomena); Scottish Traditionary Stories; Story of Catherine of Russia; Wood-Engraving; Poems by George Crabbe. Each item headed by an engraving, with one or two smaller ones in the text.

Item number 42680
Category Book
Type Science
Dimensions length 186mm; breadth 115mm; thickness 16mm
Language English
Country of origin UK

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection