Lectures on Chemistry ... Delivered of Samuel R. Gummere, Esq. [with] Notes on Natural Philosophy

Burlington City, New Jersey: Burlington School, 1828.

Price: $1,250.00

Softcover. Two volumes. Quartos. [46]pp. and [30]pp. Stitched marbled papercovered wrappers with blank pages. One volume with printed label indicating that it was sold by Kimber & Sharpless of Philadelphia. Modest edgewear, very good or better. Each volume fully utilized by Harrison G. Wright with detailed notes. The chemistry book contains 21 lecture represented by two columns, the first a question and the second the solution, while philosophy volume contains traditional notes for 31 lecture for which there are no definitive answers. Wright was the second son of Samuel Gardiner Wright, an important New Jersey and Philadelphia merchant and entrepreneur. Samuel R. Gummere was a Quaker educator and textbook author who authored texts on spelling, grammar and elocution, and in 1826, founded the Gummere Girls' School at York and Penn Streets in Burlington. John Gummere was instrumental in the founding of Haverford College. Pleasing pedagological artifacts with nice New Jersey connections.

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Lectures on Chemistry ... Delivered of Samuel R. Gummere, Esq. [with] Notes on Natural Philosophy. Harrison G. WRIGHT.