The Advancment of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce: or Descriptions of the Useful Machines and Models contained in the Repository of the Society for the Encouragement of arts , manufactures and commerce.

Munich: published by the Academy, nd [ca 1773].

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First German Edition. 55 copper engravings in Volume II. 2 vols. 4to. Contemporary Continental 3/4 calf and marbled boards. Some overall wear to the extremities, joints rubbed and starting, however a Very Good set internally and still quite solid. Kress 6837.

Item #514

The First English Edition of this work was published in 1772. It contains a great deal on agricultural machinery and makes mention of machinery and practices in America as well as in England and the Continent.