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Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814.
Essays, political, economical, and philosophical.
Boston, D. West, 1798-1804
|Named Person:||Benjamin Rumford, Graf von|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Benjamin Rumford, Graf von; Edward C Trenchard; Samuel Hill
|Notes:||Dedicated to the Duke of Bavaria.
Frontispiece portrait of Count Rumford engraved by E.C. Trenchard; signed plates in v. 2 engraved by Samuel Hill.
Edition statement transposed; precedes volume number on title page. Edition statement of v. 3: A new edition.
Vol. 2 dated August, 1799; v. 3 dated 1804. Imprint of v. 3 varies: Boston: Printed for West and Greenleaf, no. 56, Cornhill. 1804.
"First issued in parts."--Evans 34656. Essays 1 and 2 of v. 2 were issued in August of 1798. Cf. v. 2, p. 310.
Vol. 1: xxiii, , 464 p.,  leaf of plates; v. 2: , 196, , 199-496 p., 6, 4,  folded leaves of plates; v. 3: , vii, , 94, , 98-191, , 195-498 p., 8 leaves of plates.
Error in paging: v. 1, p. 343 misnumbered 143.
Vol. 1 only has half-title.
Booksellers' advertisement, v. 3, p. , 7th count.
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (3 volumes) : illustrations, charts, 1 portrait|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||v. 1. I. An account of an establishment for the poor at Munich. II. Of the fundamental principles on which general establishments for the relief of the poor may be formed in all countries. II. Of food; and particularly of feeding the poor. IV. Of chimney fire-places. V.A short account of several public institutions lately formed in Bavaria. Appendix. 1798.--v. 2. VI. Of the management of fire, and the economy of fuel. VII. Of the manner in which heat is propagated in fluids. (In two parts) VIII. Of the propagation of heat in various substances. IX. An experimental inquiry concerning the source of the heat which is excited by friction. 1799. v. 3. X. On the construction of kitchen fire-places and kitchen utensils ... (In three parts) XI. Supplementary observations concerning chimney fire-places. XII. Observations concerning the salubrity of warm rooms in cold weather. XIII. Observations concerning the salubrity of warm bathing, and the principles on which warm-baths should be constructed. XIV. Supplementary observations relating to the management of fires in closed fire-places. XV. Of the use of steam as a vehicle for transporting heat from one place to another. 1804.|
|Responsibility:||by Benjamin Count of Rumford, Knight of the orders of the White Eagle, and St. Stanislaus ; Chamberlain, Privy Counsellor of State, and lieutenant-general in the service of His Most Serene Highness the Elector Palatine, reigning Duke of Bavaria ; colonel of his regiment of artillery, and commander in chief of the general staff of his army ; F.R.S. Acad. R. Hiber. Berol. Elec. Boicoe, Palat. et Amer. Soc. ; Vol. I[-III].|