Philadelphia: Solomon W. Conrad (Joseph Rakestraw, Printer), 1818.
Hardcover. Very good. Fourth edition. 3.5" x 5.5", pp. vii, 160, (2) publisher's ads. Two folding plates (one the frontispiece, both astronomical) and 8 additional plates. Contemporary full calf with black spine label. Early ownership markings "Cara J. Carter, Boston, Mass" on endpapers; otherwise unmarked, clean and sound. A popular physics textbook, with sections on optics, astronomy, electricity, mechanics, acoustics, etc.