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Ricecrche sperimentali sull-esterna applicazione del vapore all acqua delle filande a seta

Aldini, Giovanni

Published by Giovanni Pirotta, Milano, 1818
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Aldini, Giovanni (1673-1754). Ricerche sperimentali sull'esterna applicazione del vapore all'acqua delle filande a seta. 8vo. 40pp. Folding engraved plate printed in sepia. Milan: Giovanni Pirotta, 1818. Milan: Giovanni Pirotta, 1818. 227 x 150 mm. Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Fine copy. First Edition. Aldini, best known for his advocacy of his uncle Luigi Galvani's theory of animal electricity, was also concerned with promoting the development of industry and technology, leaving in his will money for the establishment of the first vocational training schools in Bologna. The present work describes Aldini's experiments with applying water vapor to silk fiber, probably carried out in aid of Bologna's silk manufacturers. Rare-OCLC cites only two copies (Yale & Harvard). Bookseller Inventory # 38076

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Title: Ricecrche sperimentali sull-esterna ...

Publisher: Giovanni Pirotta, Milano

Publication Date: 1818

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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