A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES, AND MINES [VOLUMES I & II]; CONTAINING A CLEAR EXPOSITION OF THEIR PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE... TO WHICH IS APPENDED, A SUPPLEMENT OF RECENT IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PRESENT TIME
Ure, Andrew, M.D.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1845. Fourth American edition Describes and explains the transformation of materials by mechanical or chemical means into usable products. The dictionary plus supplement total 1644 pages with and abundance of illustrations and diagrams, plus 32 pages of ads in the rear. Two volumes, each uniformly rebound in black leather with title lettering and owner's name stamped in gilt. Text block edges moderately foxed. Occasional foxing throughout. Each volume is very good. Hardcover (Item ID: 26235)