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century of the names and scantlings of such inventions

Worcester, Edward Somerset Marquis of

century of the names and scantlings of such inventions

as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, (which my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now in the year 1655. to set these down in such a way as may sufficiently instruct me to put any of them in practice.

by Worcester, Edward Somerset Marquis of

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Published by Printed by R. and A. Foulis in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial arts -- History.,
  • Inventions.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 76, [10] p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18998316M

      I brought 3 books from Dk events that made history,sceintists and the book delivered from that day my kids showing very much interest in these books. Daily at least I need to explain 2 chapters in each book. The pictures which they are depicted in a good way made them to get interest in it and know more about the s:   Worcester wrote A Century of the Names and Scantlings of Such Inventions as at Present I Can Call to Mind to have Tried and Perfected (), in which he described a steam-engine as an admirable and most forcible machine for “driving up water by fire.”.

      The 18th century also saw the widespread replacement of manual labor by new inventions and machinery. The 18th century was also part of the "The Age of Enlightenment," a historical period characterized by a shift away from traditional religious forms of authority and a move towards science and rational thought.   The clever and eccentric Marquis of Worcester, in his little book published in , A Century of the Names and Scantlings of Inventions, generally known as the Century of Inventions, gave an account of one application of the power of steam to lift water which he had worked out, probably on a scale large enough to have become of practical.

    Page - A CENTURY OF THE NAMES AND SCANTLINGS OF SUCH INVENTIONS, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful Friend, endeavoured now in the year to set these down in such a way as may sufficiently instruct me to put any of them in practice. ‎.   Fun for history buffs, but you definitely have to be a history buff to read through all + pages. I am, and I did. I picked it up because I had greatly enjoyed reading the equally huge Ancient Mysteries (both books are approximately the size and shape of an urban phone book), but this book is far more straightforward. There are few actual mysteries here, just what the archaeological record /5(23).


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A Century of the Names and Scantlings of Such Inventions. London: J. Grismond, 12mo ( x 72 mm)., 72, 34 pp. Rebacked polished half calf over marbled boards preserving much of early spine, gilt titled morocco spine label. Page vi - A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected Appears in books from Page - Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to.

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Printed by J. Grismond and reprinted by J. Adlard, London () Google Scholar. A century of the names and scantlings of such inventions as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, which, my former notes being lost, I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now in the yearto set these down in such a way as may sufficiently instruct me to put any of them in practice.

A century of the names and scantlings of such inventions, as at present i can call to mind to have tried and perfected, (which my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endevoured now in the yearto set these down in such a way as may sufficiently instruct me to put any of them in practice.

A century of the names and scantlings of such inventions as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected: which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavored now, in the yearto set these down in such a way as may sufficiently instruct me to put any of them in practice.

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Of the Marquis of Worcester. (First Published in )With Introduction, Notes and a Life of the Author, by John Phin. With Portrait after Painting by Vandyke. by Worcester, Edward Somerset and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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A Century of the Names and Scantlings of Such Inventions, as at Present I Can Call to Mind to Have Tried and Perfected. the Author the Marquis of Worcester Edward Somerset Published by Gale Ecco, Print Editions ().

The work, A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, is a charming look at different inventions Somerset came up with, ranging from an “artificial Horse,” to a “portable Fortification able to contain five hundred fighting men.” Of particular note to engineering enthusiasts is a “water-commanding engine” that appears to be one of.

“ Century of the Names and Scantlings of such new Inventions,” London,wrote of “ how to make a man fly ; which I have tried with a little boy of ten years old in a barn, from one end to the other, on a hay mow.” Three years later we have a romance from the pen of Francis Godwin, Bishop of Hereford, “ L’Homme.

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