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A History of Invention

Johann Beckmann

Editorial: Longmans Green, London, 1817
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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a complete with the general index in volume 4 set in period full gilt calf skin, spines perished, else very good, needs rebacking, interior is very good, littte foxing, tight, this the 2nd edition complete with volume 4,the first such edition was 1814 by the same publisher. A key study in what became technology for the first time. . Johann Beckmann taught and wrote widely on the subjects of natural history and science, he was famously attributed with the coining of the term "technology". This is his most notable work, an almost encyclopaedic collection of articles on various trades, natural products and inventions covering an extensive list of subjects to include everything from the "chemical names of metals" to tulips. The first English translation appeared before Beckmann had completed the fourth and final volume, the first English edition of which appeared 17 years later. Translated by Johnston. Size: 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería 009744

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Título: A History of Invention

Editorial: Longmans Green, London

Año de publicación: 1817

Encuadernación: Full Calf

Ilustrador: Beckmann

Condición del libro: Good

Edición: 3rd Edition

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