Count Rumford of Massachusetts

Thompson, James A.

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Beautiful inscribed 1st edition of this controversial and interesting 18th-century figure, inventor of the Rumford Fireplace. Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford (in German: Reichsgraf von Rumford), FRS (March 26, 1753 - August 21, 1814) was an American-born British physicist and inventor whose challenges to established physical theory were part of the 19th century revolution in thermodynamics. He also served as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Loyalist forces in America during the American Revolutionary War. After the end of the war he moved to London where his administrative talents were recognized when he was appointed a full Colonel, and in 1784 received a knighthood from King George III. A prolific designer, he also drew designs for warships. He later moved to Bavaria and entered government service there, being appointed Bavarian Army Minister and re-organizing the army, and, in 1791, was made a Count of the Holy Roman Empire - Wikipedia. Rust cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Corners and spine edges bumped. slight edge wear. Inscribed on ffep by author dated October, 1935. Interior bright and clean, binding tight with slight tanning to edges of text block. Jacket in good state with minor chipping and wear to edges and closed tear to rear panel. Original $3.00 cover price intact. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Count Rumford of Massachusetts
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart
Publication Date: 1935
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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