A Historical Account of Useful Inventions and Scientific Discoveries by Grant

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Author Grant, George
LoC No. 43043255
Title A Historical Account of Useful Inventions and Scientific Discoveries
Being a manual of instruction and entertainment.
Contents Printing -- Stereotype -- Engraving on wood -- Engraving on copper -- Engraving on steel -- Lithography -- Paper -- Paper hanging -- Painting -- Statuary -- Drawing -- Architecture -- Chain bridges -- Clocks -- Watches -- Water clocks -- Spinning -- Stocking manufacture -- Coaches -- Saddles, &c. -- Horse-shoes -- Gunpowder -- Guns -- Astronomy -- Navigation -- Light-houses -- Electricity -- Electric telegraph -- Steam-engines -- Mills -- Saw-mills -- Forks -- Music -- Sealing-wax, seals, &c. -- Black lead pencils -- Coloured glass -- Etching on glass, and glass-cutting -- Hydrometers.
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Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventions -- History
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EBook-No. 53613
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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