1959 "First Edition" stated on copyright page; illustrated by Dan Noonan; Doubleday & Company publishers, New York; hardbound in citron boards with black lettering on cover and spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket quite good with minimal edge wear.
From inside cover -
With Mr. Wizard, the world's best-known science teacher, you can now experiment like a real scientist in your own home. Here are thirteen science projects, each described in clear, easy-to-follow steps and accompanied by a complete list of the necessary equipment - equipment you can easily find at home or in your neighborhood.
But this book is not a random collection of experiments. What it does is to gove you a chance to read about and to experience the kind of work that someday you might be doing in any one of the major scientific fields...