London: W. Owen, 1764.
First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition. Item #042718
Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, front board detached, rear loose. Scattered marginal notes in an early hand, pencil notes to pastedown. 565pp plus index. 156 biographies ranging from Epicurus, Avicenna and Galileo to Hooke, Newton, Boyle and Leibnitz. With the portrait of Newton that was apparently not bound into all copies. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 042718.