Bungay, Suffolk, England: C. Brightly and Co. and T. Kinnersly,  1812. Leather-bound. 8vo. 8 3/8 in. x 5 in. Contemporary tree calf, double-ruled in gilt chain pattern. Contrasting spine label - six compartments. Owner name Samuel S. Parkinson to front free endpaper. Note to front pastedown: "Collated May 30, 1902), and double initialed. FIFTY-FOUR ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL COLORED PLATES. 376 pp. Tight, clean copy of a 110+ year-old book, ready for daily use! Very Good. Item #85077
"...It is his [the author's] opinion that the true end of science is use; and in this view, the present work has been undertaken.