Franklin

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

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814.
Edition:
1st American from the 3d London ed.
Publication:
Boston, D. West, 1798-
Format/Description:
Book
v. front. (port.) plates (part fold.) 21 cm.
Subjects:
Charities
Food
Fireplaces
Heat
Kitchen utensils
Munich (Germany) -- Poor.
Contents:
v. 1. 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 fire-places. A short account of several public institutions lately formed in Bavaria. Appendix.
v. 2. Of the management of fire, and the economy of fuel. Of the manner in which heat is propagated in fluids. Of the propagation of heat in various substances. An experimental inquiry concerning the source of the heat which is excited by friction.
v. 3. 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, and the principles on which warm-baths should be constructed. Supplementary observations relating to the management of fires in
Contributor:
Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1932006
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