Great Facts by Frederick C. Bakewell

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Author Bakewell, Frederick C. (Frederick Collier), 1800-1869
LoC No. 30001234
Title Great Facts
A Popular History and Description of the Most Remarkable Inventions During the Present Century
Contents The progress of invention -- Steam navigation -- Steam carriages and railways -- The air engine -- Photography -- Dissolving views -- The kaleidoscope -- The magic disc -- The diorama -- The stereoscope -- The electric telegraph -- Electro-magnetic clocks -- Electro-metallurgy -- Gas lighting -- The electric light -- Instantaneous lights -- Paper making machinery -- Printing machines -- Lithography -- Aerated waters -- Revolvers and Minié rifles -- Centrifugal pumps -- Tubular bridges -- Self-acting engines, including the Nasmyth steam hammer.
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Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventions
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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