Cover, frontispiece, title page and plate have been digitized from this work featuring Joseph Priestley's correspondence with Josiah Wedgwood and other notables. Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) was an English clergyman and natural philosopher who discovered oxygen. Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795) was an English potter who founded the Wedgwood company, notable for their industrialization of pottery. Wedgwood and Priestley corresponded on topics including chemistry and laboratory equipment.
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