Publisher: Lea and Blanchard 1847
Number of pages: 217
A collection of nearly 400 entertaining experiments in various branches of science, including acoustics, electricity, magnetism, arithmetic, hydraulics, mechanics, chemistry, hydrostatics, optics, wonders of the air-pump, all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, etc.
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