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The Book of Illustrious Mechanics of Europe and AMerica: Translated from the ...
Volledige weergave - 1846
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Pagina 205 - Dr. Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines : Containing a clear Exposition of their Principles and Practice.
Pagina 205 - AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, PHARMACY, AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY ; designed as a General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families.
Pagina 199 - COWPER.— THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS Of William Cowper, Esq., including the Hymns and Translations from Mad. Guion, Milton, etc-, and Adam, a Sacred Drama, from the Italian of Battista Andreini, with a Memoir of the Author- By the Rev. HENRY STEBBING, AM One vol., 16mo., 800 pages, $1,50, or in 2 vols. $1,75. Forming one of the series of " Cabinet Edition of Standard British Poets.
Pagina 199 - Scotland, so as to render the whole more intelligible to the English reader. " He owes nothing to the poetry of other lands — he is the offspring of the soil : he is as natural to Scotland as the heath is to her hills — his variety is equal to his originality ; his...
Pagina 203 - FALKNER.— THE FARMER'S MANUAL. A Practical Treatise on the Nature and Value of Manures, founded from Experiments on various Crops, with a brief Account of the most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry. By F. Falkner and the Author of
Pagina 17 - His name,' continued the keeper, ' is Solomon de Caus. He came from Normandy, four years ago, to present a memoir to the king on the subject of the marvellous effects to be obtained by his invention. According to him, machinery could be moved by it, carriages propelled, and numerous other wonders effected The Cardinal sent away the fool without listening to him.
Pagina 199 - BURNS.— THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS Of Robert Burns, with Explanatory and Glossarial Notes, and a Life of the Author By JAMES CURRIE, MD. Illustrated with six Steel Engravings 16mo , $1,25. Forming one of the series of *' Cabinet Edition of Standard British Poets.
Pagina 201 - SCOTT.— THE POETICAL WORKS Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Containing Lay of the Last Minstrel, Marmion, Lady of the Lake, Don Roderick, Rokeby, Ballads, Lyrics, and Songs, with a' Life of the Author. Illustrated with six steel Engravings. One volume, 16mo., $1 25.