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The operative mechanic, and British machinist; : being a practical display of the manufactories and mechanical arts of the United Kingdom.

Author: John Nicholson, Esq. Civil Engineer.W MasonJoseph R A SkerrettJoseph DraytonH.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm),All authors
Publisher: Philadelphia: : H.C. Carey & I. Lea--Chesnut Street., 1826.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First American from the second London edition, with additionsView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Intaglio prints
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nicholson, Esq. Civil Engineer.; W Mason; Joseph R A Skerrett; Joseph Drayton; H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm),; Fairman, Draper, Underwood, & Co,
OCLC Number: 191256321
Notes: Includes also several American inventions.
The banknote engraving is by Fairman, Draper, Underwood & Co. Other engravings are after illustrations by J. Drayton and W. Mason.
Edition statement transposed; precedes "In two volumes ..." on the title page.
Copyright Apr. 28, 1826 by H.C. Carey and I. Lea.
"In order to bring this very valuable work within the means of all, it has been determined to publish it in six numbers, each containing about one hundred and fifty pages and seventeen engravings. Price one dollar per number. The publication will be commenced on the first of June next, and be continued every fortnight until completed. Persons desirous of being supplied with it in that way, are requested to forward their orders to the publishers."--Prospectus.
"Skerrett--Locust Street, Philadelphia."--Title page verso.
Vol. 1: [2], xviii, 448 p., [71] leaves of plates; v. 2: 361, [1] p., [31] leaves of plates.
"Directions to the binder ... The author would advise such of the purchasers as intend to have the work bound, to have the plates put in a separate volume."--Page [362], v. 2.
Plates are numbered irregularly.
"Errata."--Page 361, v. 2.
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: By John Nicholson, Esq. civil engineer. ; In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].

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