754
754
Barlow, Peter (1776-1862)
A TREATISE ON THE MANUFACTURES AND MACHINERY OF GREAT BRITAIN, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, AN INTRODUCTORY VIEW OF THE PRINCIPLES OF MANUFACTURES, BY CHARLES BABBAGE... FORMING A PORTION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA METROPOLITANA. LONDON: BALDWIN AND CRADDOCK [&C.], 1836
Estimate
8001,000
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754
Barlow, Peter (1776-1862)
A TREATISE ON THE MANUFACTURES AND MACHINERY OF GREAT BRITAIN, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, AN INTRODUCTORY VIEW OF THE PRINCIPLES OF MANUFACTURES, BY CHARLES BABBAGE... FORMING A PORTION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA METROPOLITANA. LONDON: BALDWIN AND CRADDOCK [&C.], 1836
Estimate
8001,000
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Barlow, Peter (1776-1862)
A TREATISE ON THE MANUFACTURES AND MACHINERY OF GREAT BRITAIN, TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, AN INTRODUCTORY VIEW OF THE PRINCIPLES OF MANUFACTURES, BY CHARLES BABBAGE... FORMING A PORTION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA METROPOLITANA. LONDON: BALDWIN AND CRADDOCK [&C.], 1836
Bound in 3 volumes, 4to (273 x 205mm.), 87 engraved plates, contemporary calf gilt, occasional spotting to plates, binding rather worn 
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Provenance

Charles T. James, gilt name at foot of spines; Otis W. Potter (Providence, R.I.), bookseller's label; New England (formerly Oinonen), auction 14 September, 1999, lot 5; bought from Eveleigh Books, 2002

Literature

Tomash & Williams B27, B93; Origins of Cyberspace 53; cf. Van Sinderen 36 (incorrect date of 1851)

Catalogue Note

The Encyclopaedia Metropolitana was published from 1817 to 1845 in 30 volumes, of which this is part of volumes 7 and 8. It seems that it was not uncommon for individual sections of the Encyclopaedia to be printed separately.

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