New York: D. Appleton and Company 1884. First Edition. , 874 pages. 8vo. 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Minor rubbing at extremities. Nice condition, an ex-library volume with occasional stamps and pocket in rear. Good. Boards. 
Many period articles, some illustrated. Sample articles include a two page article by Gaston Tissandier on photographing a streak of lightning, six installments of an ongoing series on the Chemistry of Cookery by W. Mattieu Williams, The Coming Slavery by Herbert Spencer, and the Electric Railway by Lieutenant Bradley A. Fiske.