Experiments and Observations on the Various Alloys, on the Specific Gravity, and on the Comparitive Wear of Gold. ...to Take Into Consideration the State of Coins of This Kingdom, and the Present Establishment and Constitution of His Majesty's Mint.

By: Hatchett, Charles

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London: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1803. First edition. Article extracted from the annual proceedings of the Royal Society, not a reprint, and printed on paper with uncut edges. The article consists of a report made to the Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council, appointed to take into consideration the state of coins and the status of the mint in England at the time. This is a fairly long report, containing pages 43-194 plus a folding plate showing the appratus used in alloy experiments. Nice, clean copy free from any chips or tears other than some minor wear to the outer edges, plate clean and well engraved.. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 4to (28 cm x 23 cm). First Edition.

Title: Experiments and Observations on the Various Alloys, on the Specific Gravity, and on the Comparitive Wear of Gold. ...to Take Into Consideration the State of Coins of This Kingdom, and the Present Establishment and Constitution of His Majesty's Mint.

Author Name: Hatchett, Charles

Categories: Science, Medicine & Nature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: 1803

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 000622

Keywords: Philosophical Transactions, Royal Society, Alloys, Gold, Specific Gravity, Privy Council, His Majesty's Mint, British Mint, Coins, Numismatic, Gold Coins