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The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Third Series, Volume LXIII, January - June, 1872, Nos. I - V.

WAHL, William (ed.)

Published by Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, 1872
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Illustrated with plates (many folding), text illustrations, drawings, graphics, photographs, and full page color illustrations. Half calf over cloth boards. First edition of this fascinating journal describing and illustrating some of the latest inventions and innovations in science and mechanics. The articles include:Baird on the absorption of gases by water;Cooke on the chemical theory of the voltaic battery;Leeds on ventilation;Owen on terrestrial magnetism;The awarding of the Rumford Medal to Joseph Harrison for his method of constructing steam boilers;Other articles describe and illustrate some of the latest inventions in science and mechanics. A fascinating journal. Bookseller Inventory # 14392

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Title: The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Third...

Publisher: Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1872


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