A DICTIONARY OF MECHANICAL SCIENCE, ARTS, MANUFACTURERS AND MISCELLANEOUS KNOWLEDGE. COMPRISING THE PURE SCIENCES OF MATHEMATICS, GEOMETRY, ARITHMETIC, ALGEBRA, & THE MIXED SCIENCES OF MECHANICS, HYDROSTATICS, PNEUMATICS, OPTICS AND ASTRONOMY; EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY; THE FINE ARTS, AGRICULTURE AND ITS IMPLEMENTS; MANUFACTURERS AND THEIR VARIOUS PROCESSES; COMMERCE AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY; NATURAL HISTORY; WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTICES OF EMINENT MEN, WHO HAVE ADORNED SCIENCE BY THEIR INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIES. ILLUSTRATED WITH MANY HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS.
Seventh edition. Over 70 plates. With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. Bridson has inserted a printed slip describing the sections of this book which concern the important topics of aquatint, engraving, etching, ink making, mezzotint, bank note printing, printing, tereotype and wood engraving. Binding very worn, front joint repaired with cloth, title page and two other preliminary leaves repaired with yellowed cellulose adhesive tape, some plates foxed or spotted, textblock otherwise sound and generally clean. Old leather bookplate of J. Dove, 1831 on front pastedown.
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Printed in an edition limited to 178 copies at the Grabhorn Press. (Schubert pp.42-43, Magee no.510). Preface by Nathan van Patten. Special presentation label from the Rowfant Club to Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Hyde. Title page and head pieces printed in red, black and gold. Titles with red rules. Some spotting on slip case.