Book Details + Condition: Lea and Blanchard (Philadelphia, PA). From the seventh edition, 1847. Hardcover measuring 7" x 5". 200 pages, followed with publisher's catalogue to rear. Red cloth covers with embossed detail and gilt lettering to spine. Entertainment book for young people, subtitled, "A collection of nearly 400 entertaining experiments in various branches of science; acoustics, arithmetic, chemistry etc; wonders of the air pump; all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, etc. to which is added a complete system of pyrotechny; or, the art of making fire-works..." Illustrated throughout. Spine covering appears to have been re-attached at some point (save title); water damage to boards; interior was saved from much of the water damage, and only shows old, faint stains from it to bottoms of page edges; areas of age discoloration; interior is free of markings.