Arts, Manufacturers and Agriculture

The Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture. Consisting of Original Communications, Specifications of Patent Inventions, Practical and Interesting Papers selected from the Philosophical Transactions and Scientific Journals of all Nations. Monthly Intelligence relating to the Useful Arts, Proceedings of learned Societies and Notices of All Patents granted for Inventions. Volume V. 2nd series.

London: Printed for J. Wyatt, 1804.

20 plates ( a few folding, one quite worn and torn along fold). 1 vols. 8vo. Arts, Manufacturers and Agriculture. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Binding quite worn, some browning and spotting of text else a very good copy. Item #28248

Contains the specifications of patents including Freemantle's improvements on the steam-engine as well as those of Mr. Willcox, Atkins' on the hydrometer, Logan's on canal locks and Alderson on lining lead pipes with tin. Among the original communications are articles on Von Gedda's condenser for distillation of Spirituous Liquors, Accum's improved Gazometer, R. Weston's method for improving cultivation in vines, and several articles on agricultural matters. Parmentier's article on Tinctures and Medicated wines is in the material reprinted from other societies as are several articles on platina, agricultural improvements and papers on the preparation and use of several chemicals.

Price: $150.00