Mechanick Exercises: An Or, the Doctrine of Handy-works. Applied to the Art of Smithing in General. by Joseph Moxon, Late Member of the Royal Society

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BiblioBazaar, 2010 - 344 pages
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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Western literary study flows out of eighteenth-century works by Alexander Pope, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Frances Burney, Denis Diderot, Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and others. Experience the birth of the modern novel, or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++British LibraryR025166With frontis. illustration on leaf A1v. Published in parts, each having a separate titlepage dated 1693 or 1694 which has been included in the pagination. A variant has p. 169 misnumbered 168. Text is continuous despite the pagination. With four finalLondon: printed and sold by J. Moxon, at the Atlas in Warwick-Lane, 1693-1694. [8], 16, [2], 17-36, [2], 37-48, 51-58, [2], 59-74, [2], 75-98, [2], 99-114, [2], 115-130, [2], 131-146, [2] 147-169, [3], 171-186, 179-180, [2], 185-194, [2] 195-208, [2], 209-221, [3], 223-234, [8] p., 18 leaves of plates: ill.; 4

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