Franklin

A history of wonderful inventions : illustrated with numerous engravings on wood.

Publication:
New York : Harper & brothers, 1849.
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. in 1 : ill., plates ; 19 cm.
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Subjects:
Inventions.
Technology.
Contents:
First division: The mariner's compass. Lighthouses. Gunpowder and gun-cotton. Clocks. Printing. The thermometer. The barometer. The telescope. The microscope
Second division: The steam-engine. The cotton manufacture. Steam navigation. The Railway. Gas-Light. The Electric telegraph.
Notes:
Frontispieces signed: H. Vizetelly, sc.
Contributor:
Vizetelly, Henry, 1820-1894. , Engraver
OCLC:
1034402