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THE MECHANIC; OR, COMPENDIUM OF PRACTICAL INVENTIONS; CONTAINING TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN ARTICLES.  SELECTED AND ORIGINAL, ARRANGED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADS:  I.  MANUFACTURES AND TRADE.  II.  PHILOSOPHICAL APPARATUS AND THE FINE ARTS.  III.  RURAL AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND MISCELLANIES by  James Smith - Hardcover - Sixth ed - 1824 - from Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd (SKU: 27640)

THE MECHANIC; OR, COMPENDIUM OF PRACTICAL INVENTIONS; CONTAINING TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN ARTICLES. SELECTED AND ORIGINAL, ARRANGED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADS: I. MANUFACTURES AND TRADE. II. PHILOSOPHICAL APPARATUS AND THE FINE ARTS. III. RURAL AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND MISCELLANIES

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THE MECHANIC; OR, COMPENDIUM OF PRACTICAL INVENTIONS; CONTAINING TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN ARTICLES. SELECTED AND ORIGINAL, ARRANGED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADS: I. MANUFACTURES AND TRADE. II. PHILOSOPHICAL APPARATUS AND THE FINE ARTS. III. RURAL AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND MISCELLANIES

by Smith, James

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London: Printed at the Caxton Press, by Henry Fisher, 1824. Sixth ed. 2 volumes. 8vos., [vol. I] x, 496 pp., frontispiece with tissue guard; [vol. II] vi, 472 pp., frontispiece; illustrated by 108 copperplate engravings, many folding. Publisher's original paper over boards with printed spine labels, spines chipped. A very good set. An excellent review of technology in the period leading to the invention of photography; covers making of gelatin, pigment, telescopes and lenses, and more than 200 additional subjects.

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Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
27640
Title
THE MECHANIC; OR, COMPENDIUM OF PRACTICAL INVENTIONS; CONTAINING TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN ARTICLES. SELECTED AND ORIGINAL, ARRANGED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADS: I. MANUFACTURES AND TRADE. II. PHILOSOPHICAL APPARATUS AND THE FINE ARTS. III. RURAL AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY, AND MISCELLANIES
Author
Smith, James
Book condition
Used
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Edition
Sixth ed
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed at the Caxton Press, by Henry Fisher
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1824
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All items are offered subject to prior sale. All items are accurately described, however we accept returns for any reason within ten days of receipt; we request notification in advance, and all items must be carefully packed, insured and returned in the condition in which they were received. Ohio customers will be charged the applicable sales tax. Shipping Terms: For domestic delivery we prefer to ship via UPS ground service, insured and request a street address and telephone number. We can, upon request upgrade the delivery to next day, second day or third day air. We also ship via Federal Express or U.S. Postal Service. All items are sent insured with a minimum cost of $6.00. For our overseas customers we offer a variety of delivery services which may vary from country to country. All items are sent insured when possible. For air delivery we use U.S. Postal Service. For very expensive items we ship via Federal Express or UPS insured. When possible, we will send small items via U.S. Postal Service Global Priority if insurance is not available at the customers risk. All shipping charges are billed at actual cost and we are pleased to communicate the various options and charges. We will need the street address and telephone number to complete the airway bill. When placing your order please indicate type and speed of delivery required. Estimates of cost will be sent upon request.

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About Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd

Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd. is a specialist dealer in rare and out-of-print photographic literature. Our inventory ranges from the pre-history of the medium through the modern era. We offer exhibition catalogs, monographs, histories, anthologies, serials, books with original mounted photographs, and technical manuals in English, French, German, Japanese and a variety of other languages. Since 1976 we have issued catalogs from our stock and have actively consulted with museums, libraries and private collectors for their collection development. Additionally we do have a small inventory in the areas of Literature, Americana, Fine Arts, and General Antiquarian. We are located in Akron, Ohio, and welcome visitors by appointment. Please visit us at http://www.cahanbooks.com, a fully searchable and secure website. Andrew Cahan Specialist in Rare and Out-of-Print Photographic Literature PO Box 5403 Akron, Ohio 44334 USA Tel: 330.252.0100 Email: acahan@cahanbooks.com Web: http://www.cahanbooks.com Member of ABAA and ILAB

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