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Cyclopaedia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering. Volume 1, Abattoir to hair-pencils. With an introductory essay on the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851

by Tomlinson, Charles, (ed.)

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George Virtue & Co., London & New York, . 1/2 leather & boards, clx + 832 pages, profusely illustrated with steel engravings and many wood engravings., 1854. Fair; hinges glued, but weak, first few pages soiled, frontispiece (Britannia Bridge) torn and reinforced by glued-on backing, one other plate found to be torn, water stain affecting some pages; otherwise textblock is sound and complete and most pages clean. The first 160 pages (i-clx) are the illustrated essay on the Crystal Palace Exhibition. A thick, heavy, volume; may require additional shipping.. Hardcover.. Book.
  • Bookseller: Daniel T. Weaver / The Book Hound US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2434
  • Title: Cyclopaedia of useful arts, mechanical and chemical, manufactures, mining, and engineering. Volume 1, Abattoir to hair-pencils. With an introductory essay on the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851
  • Author: Tomlinson, Charles, (ed.)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Virtue & Co., London & New York, . 1/2 leather & boards, clx + 832 pages, profusely illustrated with steel en
  • Date published: 1854
  • Bookseller catalogs: History of Technology;


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