Franklin

Essays, political, economical, and philosophical / By Benjamin, count of Rumford.

Author/Creator:
Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814.
Edition:
The fifth edition.
Publication:
London : Printed by A. Strahan for T. Caddell ... and W. Davies, 1800-1802.
Format/Description:
Book
3 v. : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Charities.
Food.
Fireplaces.
Heat.
Kitchen utensils.
Munich (Germany) -- Poor.
Contents:
I. An account of an establishment for the poor at Munich
Of the fundamental principles on which general establishments for the relief of the poor may be formed in all countries
Of food; and particularly of feeding the poor
Of chimney fireplaces, with proposals for improving them, to save fuel ...
A short account of several public institutions lately formed in Bavaria, together with the appendix to the first volume.
II. Of the management of fire, and the economy of fuel
Of the propagation of heat in fluids
Of the propagation of heat in various substances
An experimental inquiry concerning the source of heat which is excited by friction.
III. On the construction of kitchen fire-places and kitchen utensils ...
Supplementary observations concerning chimney fire-places
Observations concerning the salubrity of warm rooms in cold weather
Observations concerning the salubrity of warm bathing ...
Supplementary observations relating to the management of fires in closed fireplaces
Of the use of steam, as a vehicle for transporting heat from one place to another.
Notes:
Vols. 2-3: "A new edition." Published to accompany vol. 1 of the fifth edition, 1800?
V. 1: [28],3-376, 378-389,[3],392-464 p. Pp. 378-389 printed on one side of leaves.
V. 2: [18], 496 p., [13] leaves of plates ( 1 folded); v. 3: [4], xi, [16], 498 p., 13 leaves of plates.
V. 2: p. 311-312 repeated in pagination.
V. 3: Printed by Luke Hanford.
Penn Provenance:
New York Hospital (stamp) (Smith copy)
Browne, Charles Albert, 1870-1947 (bookplate) (Smith copy)
Penn Chronology:
1800-1802
Cited in:
ESTC T183405 (v.1)
ESTC T148699 (v.2-3)
Contributor:
Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
13634439
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