LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS
LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS

LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, TO SIR WALTER SCOTT - Brewster - MAGIC, INVENTIONS

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Title: LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, ADDRESSED TO SIR WALTER SCOTT

AuthorSir David Brewster
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
City: New York
Year: 1836 (First American Edition, no date provided) 
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 314

Illustrated: Yes

Book Details + Condition: First American edition (1836) of Sir David Brewster's LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC, ADDRESSED TO SIR WALTER SCOTT. From the Family Library, No. 50. Original dark brown boards with gilt on spine. Measures 6.25" x 4.25". Black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Includes early assessments of an automaton chess player and Charles Babbage's calculating machines, as well as optics, reading coins in the dark, etc. In good condition: binding is tight and solid; some shelf wear to boards and slight fading to spine; rubbed corners; inside board roughed up (as though there may have been a paste-down removed); sporadic darkening and foxing on pages; interior is free of writing, but foxing throughout.