Selected biographical sketches, poems and other prose writings by Crosse, an early amateur scientist, known for his controversial experiments whereby insects were ‘created’ by passing an electric current through iron ore in a caustic solution. Bound in black cloth boards. Ink inscription to half title. Scattered foxing to leaves. Text block slightly cockled.
Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts
Date Published: 1857
Publication Place: London
Dimensions: 8vo. 360pp + 32pp pub ads.