New York: John Wiley, 1852. hardcover. Revised, Corrected, and Considerably Enlarged. Illustrated with Electrotypes and numerous Woodcuts. 8vo, original brown blind stamped cloth; foxed throughout. New York: John Wiley, 1852. First American Edition. Very good.
Cf. Wheeler Gift Cat. 1006. (citing the 1st edition, London, 1841). Smee (1818-1877), a surgeon, and inventor of the "Smee" battery, devoted much of his time to the study of electro-metallurgy, subordinating his medical work to this chief interest. He is responsible for the advance of electro-typing.