The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century. by Edward W. Byrn

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Author Byrn, Edward W. (Edward Wright), 1849-1921
LoC No. 00005918
Title The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
Alternate Title The Progress of Invention in the 19th Century
Contents The perspective view -- Chronology of leading inventions in the nineteenth century -- The electric telegraph -- The Atlantic cable -- The dynamo and its applications -- The electric motor -- The electic light -- The telephone -- Electricity, miscellaneous -- The steam engine -- The steam railway -- Steam navigation -- Printing -- The typewriter -- The sewing machine -- The reaper -- Vulcanized rubber -- Chemistry -- Food and drink -- Medicine, surgery and sanitation -- The bicycle and automobile -- The phonograph -- Optics -- Photography -- The Roentgen or X-Rays -- Gas lighting -- Civil engineering -- Woodworking -- Metal working -- Fire arms and explosives -- Textiles -- Ice machines -- Liquid air -- Minor inventions, and patents of principal countries of the world -- Epilogue.
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Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventions -- History
Subject Inventions -- History -- 19th century
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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