'VEGETABLE STATICKS: OR, AN ACCOUNT OF SOME STATICAL EXPERIMENTS ON THE SAP IN VEGETABLES: BEING AN ESSAY TOWARDS A NATURAL HISTORY OF VEGETATION. ALSO, A SPECIMEN OF AN ATTEMPT TO ANALYSE THE AIR, BY A GREAT VARIETY OF CHYMIO-STATICAL EXPERIMENTS; WHICH WERE READ AT SEVERAL MEETINGS BEFORE THE ROYAL SOCIETY'. LONDON, W. & J. INNYS AND T. WOODWARD, 1727
8vo (7 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.; 195 x 125 mm). 19 engraved plates by Simon Gribelin; Gilmanton Theological Library label to dedication leaf, minor soiling and foxing. Contemporary brown calf; overall worn, upper cover perished. Half brown morocco over cloth covered board clamshell case.
Joseph Seccombe (signature to title-page). Seccombe is best remembered as the author of the first American work on fishing.
Dibner, 26; Horblit 45a; Norman 970; PMM 189a; Waller 11526; Wellcome III:194