Item #14746 Rollo's Philosophy [Air]. Jacob Abbott.
Rollo's Philosophy [Air]

Rollo's Philosophy [Air]

New York: Sheldon & Company, 1864.

Illustrated by Illustrated. New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #14746

Random foxing, light wear, owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; One of fourteen volumes in The Rollo Series, containing short discussions on a variety of topics. New and Revised Edition. Four illustration plates. "The main design in view, in the discussions which are offered to the juvenile world, under the title of The Rollo Philosophy, relates rather to their effect upon the little reader's habits of thinking, reasoning, and observation, than to the additions they may make to his stock of knowledge. The benefit which the author intends that the reader should derive from them, is an influence on the cast of his intellectual character, which is receiving its permanent form during the years to which these writings are adapted." Part of the popular Rollo stories by Jacob Abbott which were published in many printings during the early to mid-nineteenth century. Contents: Chapter I. Lost in the Snow; II. Flying; III. Valve Making; IV. Experiments; V. Pressure; VI. Ballooning; VII. Philosophical Discussion; VIII. Tasks; IX. Burning; X. Gravitation; XI. Air in Motion; XII. Air at Rest. ; The Rollo Series; 192, 2 ad pages.

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