The Laboratory; or, School of Arts: in which are Faithfully Exhibited, and Fully Explain'd I. A Variety of Curious and Valuable Experiments...Compiled from German, and other Foreign Authors...The Third Edition
Place of Publication: London, England
Overall: 20.7 x 13.3 x 3.5cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 17 etchings
Not On View
(London: Charles Jephson for James Hodges and Thomas Astley, 1750) Octavo; 184 leaves, plus 17 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf (rebacked).
Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations of technology for refining and casting metals, blowing glass, drawing in perspective, manufacturing fireworks, etc.
London: Charles Jephson for James Hodges and Thomas Astley, 1750
Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.
The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection