Elements of Technology, Taken Chiefly From a Course of Lectures Delivered at Cambridge, on the Application of the Sciences to the Useful Arts Now Published for the Use of Seminaries and Students. Jacob Bigelow.
Elements of Technology, Taken Chiefly From a Course of Lectures Delivered at Cambridge, on the Application of the Sciences to the Useful Arts Now Published for the Use of Seminaries and Students
Elements of Technology, Taken Chiefly From a Course of Lectures Delivered at Cambridge, on the Application of the Sciences to the Useful Arts Now Published for the Use of Seminaries and Students
Elements of Technology, Taken Chiefly From a Course of Lectures Delivered at Cambridge, on the Application of the Sciences to the Useful Arts Now Published for the Use of Seminaries and Students

Elements of Technology, Taken Chiefly From a Course of Lectures Delivered at Cambridge, on the Application of the Sciences to the Useful Arts Now Published for the Use of Seminaries and Students

Boston, Mass. Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1831. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Second Edition with Additions. xv, [1], 521, [1] p.: folded frontispiece, 21 additional leaves of plates (4 folded); 25 cm. Attractive modern rebinding in 19th-century style: calf spine with five spine compartments between gilt Greek key rolls; green leather spine label in second compartment. Marbled paper over boards. Many in-text illustrations. Includes explanations of printing, engraving, lithography, designing, painting, sculpture, architecture, heating and ventilation, illumination, transportation (McAdam roads, bridges, railroads, canals, the diving bell, balloons and parachutes), machinery, steam engines, aqueducts and pipes, fire engines, mills, weaving, paper making, clockmaking, metallurgy, glassmaking, and Appert's process (canning). In Very Good+ Condition: plate 3 is detached but present; light foxing throughout; light dampstaining, restricted to the margins; pages and plates are otherwise clean and tight. A very attractive copy of this study of early 19th-century scientific and technical methods. Very Good +. Item #000884

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