The Curiosities of Industry and the Applied Sciences. George DODD.

The Curiosities of Industry and the Applied Sciences.

London. George Routledge & Co. 1852. Hardcover. 8vo. 22cm, c.[320]pp., original blind decorated green cloth over boards, title & contents label in frame border laid down on the upper cloth, tight back plain cloth spine, a few dust soiling marks in the text, binding bit worn on the edges, hinges bit shaken but sound, library bookplate on the front endpapers partially removed, very good condition, Scarce. ~ A series of essays on the manufacturing industry by English journalist, George Dodd (1808 1881). Subjects include: glass, iron, wood, calculating machines, india rubber & gutta percha, electricity, gold, paper, printing, cotton & flax, corn & bread, ships, fire & light, wool & silk, steam & water power. George Dodd is best remembered for his book "The Food of London" Item #35758

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