Men of Invention and Industry by Samuel Smiles

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Author Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904
Title Men of Invention and Industry
Contents Phineas Pett : beginnings of English shipbuilding -- Francis Pettit Smith, practical introducer of the screw propeller -- John Harrison, inventor of the marine chronometer -- John Lombe, introducer of the silk industry into England -- William Murdock, his life and inventions -- Frederick Koenig, inventor of the steam-printing machine -- The Walters of the "Times" : invention of the Walter press -- William Clowes : book-printing by steam -- Charles Bianconi : a lesson of self-help in Ireland -- Industry in Ireland : through Connaught and Ulster to Belfast -- Ship-building in Belfast / by E.J. Harland, engineer and shipbuilder -- Astronomers and students in humble life : a new chapter in the "Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties".
Credits Produced by Eric Hutton. HTML version by Al Haines.
Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventors -- Biography
Subject Industrial arts -- Biography
Category Text
EBook-No. 725
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 1, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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