Amongst Machines: A Description Of Various Mechanical Appliances Used In The Manufacture Of Wood, Metal, and Other Substances. A Book for Boys. The Author of "The Young Mechanic", James Lukin.

Amongst Machines: A Description Of Various Mechanical Appliances Used In The Manufacture Of Wood, Metal, and Other Substances. A Book for Boys.

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1876). First edition. Hardcover. No date (1876). Presumed first edition. Hardcover in emerald green cloth letterd in black and gilt. Patterned endpapers. Preface dated July, 1876. 335 pp. "Copiously Illustrated" with drawings. a tight, very good copy, minor wear to the extremities' spotting to the rear cover. Internally clean and bright. The follow up volume to Lukin's enormously popular and useful "The Young Mechanic" (1874). This volumes details the making of iron, rolling, tilting, wire-drawing, brass tubes, mechanical arrangements, application of mechanical arrangement, the manufacture of items such as steel pens, pins, hair-pins, sheet metal goods, screws, bolts and nuts, cutting and shaping wood, paper-making, glass making, scientific machines. Very Good. Item #E23407

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