London: Gresham Publishing Company, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good. Item #304331
Vol 1, Astronomy, Geology, 16pp, 188pp, 21 plates; Vol 2, Geology (continued), Chemistry, Physics, 8pp, 187pp, 9 plates; Vol 3, Physics (continued), General Biology, Botany, 9pp, 187pp, 6 plates; Vol 4, Botany (continued), Zoology, Science and the Sea Fisheries, 9pp, 236pp, 12 plates; Vol 5, Agriculture, Philosophical Biography, Physiology & Medicine, Anthropology, 8pp, 207pp, 12 plates; Vol 6, Engineering 6pp, 225pp, 12 plates. COMPLETE. Bound in full green art nouveau pictorial cloth, designed by Talwin Morris (1865-1911) in the 'Glasgow Style' typified by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Morris worked for the publishers Blackie in Glasgow from 1893 as Art Director, and later produced a series of outstanding geometrical influenced bindings for Greshams (a Blackie subsidiary), of which this is a striking example. Morris' distinctive 'signature' is shown on the front board of each volume. The set offered here are as bright as the day they were published in 1909. The contents are complete, totally unworn, unmarked internally, and with only the slightest of age toning to the fore-edges. See pictures. Size: Octavo (6.5 x 10 ins). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Featured; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 304331.
Keywords: BZDB395 Antiquarian & Rare; Featured; Science & Technology. Talwin Morris Binding Science in Modern Life A Survey of Scientific Development Discovery and Invention and their Relations to Human Progress and Industry 6 volume set complete with