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Clarke, Hewson and J. Dougall. The Cabinet of Arts on General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade, Practical Machinery, The Means of Preserving Human Life, and Political Economy embracing A Variety of Important Subjects. Embellished with appropriate engravings. , Pub. London: J. McGowan.

Pp. 859. A number of full page engraved plates. The subjects include, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Agriculture, Architecture, Painting, Engraving, Letter Press Printing, Galvanism, Dyeing, Tanning, Jappaning, Lacquering, Gilding, Silvering, Moulding, Calico Printing, Bleaching, Ink-making, Staining Wood, Pyrotechny, Aerostation and Air Balloons, Inventions for the Preservation of Life, Brewing and Distilling, Art of Farriery, Political Economy.Bound in original full leather with marble endpapers. The hinges are worn but holding. The text is clean but the engravings have some foxing with part of one plate missing. A substantial work. G/Very Good. Scans available. (Book ref. 15982 )  £ 80.00

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