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The golden cabinet : being the laboratory or handmaid to the arts : containing such branches of useful knowledge, as nearly concerns all kinds of people, from the squire to the peasant, and will afford both profit and delight. Part the first[-third].

Other records:
Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed and sold by William Spotswood and H. & P. Rice ..., 1793.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], iv, iv, vi, 84, [3], 88-138, [3], 142-219, [1] p. : 1 ill. ; 17 cm (12mo)
Fingerprint:
2018 67m- inbe quwo (3) 1793 (A)
Subjects:
Industrial arts -- Early works to 1800.
Formulas, recipes, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Technical manuals -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Signatures: A⁴ chi-2chi² 3chi⁴(-3chi1) B-T⁶ U² (leaf A1 blank).
In three parts, each with special dated title leaf (leaves A2, I1 and N4); signatures and pagination are continuous.
Woodcut illustration.
Publisher's advertisement on leaf U2.
Local notes:
Smith copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2019 from Bartleby's Books.
Smith copy has early ms. ownership inscription ("James Cooks Book Price 9/6") on front free endpaper.
Penn Provenance:
Cook, James (former owner) (inscription) (Smith copy)
Penn Chronology:
1793
Cited in:
ESTC W12446
Evans 25551
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 151
Contributor:
Spotswood, William, 1753?-1805, publisher.
Henry & Patrick Rice (Firm), publisher.
OCLC:
43729343
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