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Rumford, Benjamin, Graf von, 1753-1814.
Essays, political, economical, and philosophical.
Boston, D. West, 1798-1804
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Benjamin Rumford, Graf von
|Description:||3 volumes frontispiece (portrait) plates (some folded) 21 cm|
|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 ...|