Item #22511 A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860 (3 volumes, complete); exhibiting the origin and growth of the principal mechanic arts and manufactures, from the earliest Colonial period to the adoption of the Constitution; and comprising annals of the industry of the United States in Machinery, manufactures and useful arts, with a notice of the important inventions, tariffs, and the results of each decennial census, with an appendix, containing statistics of the principal manufacturing centres, and descriptions of remarkable manufactories at the present time. Manufacturing, J. Leander Bishop.

A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860 (3 volumes, complete); exhibiting the origin and growth of the principal mechanic arts and manufactures, from the earliest Colonial period to the adoption of the Constitution; and comprising annals of the industry of the United States in Machinery, manufactures and useful arts, with a notice of the important inventions, tariffs, and the results of each decennial census, with an appendix, containing statistics of the principal manufacturing centres, and descriptions of remarkable manufactories at the present time.

New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1967. Reprint of 1868 edition. Cloth over Boards. Small quarto, pp. 703 (vol. 1), 654 (vol. 2), 574 (vol. 3), indexed, illustrated with b/w drawings. Near Fine. Item #22511

A thorough look at the first manufacturing companies to operate in the American colonies and the first 75 years as a nation. All sorts of industries are covered, from textiles to building trades, from Maine to California. This three-volume set is in beautiful condition.

Price: $95.00

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