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Proposals for forming by subscription, in the metropolis of the British Empire, a public institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating the general introduction of useful mechanical inventions and improvements ... (Presented) to [blank] by the managers of the institution.

Author: Benjamin Rumford, Graf von; Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Publisher: [London], [1799]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Rumford, Graf von; Royal Institution of Great Britain.
OCLC Number: 84677890
Notes: The 'Introduction' is signed on p. 23: Rumford, i.e. Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford.
The institution was established as the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
The two final leaves contain a form, addressed to Sir Joseph Banks, for subscribers.
Press figure 8 on p. 18.
Reproduction of original from the "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas."
Description: 1 online resource (50, [4] pages)
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.

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