The Artist's Guide and Mechanic's Own Book, embracing the portion of chemistry applicable to the Mechanic Arts...; with abstracts of electricity, galvanism, magnetism, pneumatics, optics, astronomy, and mechanical philosphy. ALso mechanical exercises in iron, steel, lead, zinc, copper, and tin soldering and a variety of useful receipts, extending to every profession and occupation of life, particularly dyeing, silk, woollen, cotton, and leather
Portland: Sanborn & Carter, 1851. First edition. Original Embossed Cloth. 12 mo, pp. 490, indexed, frontspiece engraving. Good, loose in binding, tear to spine. Item #3613
a wealth of mid nineteenth century information for the tradesman.