The Art of Glass-Blowing
Plain Instruction for the Making of Chemical and
Philosophical Instruments Which are Formed of Glass
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The Art of Glass-Blowing Plain Instruction for the Making of Chemical and Philosophical Instruments Which are Formed of Glass

By T. P. Danger
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  • THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING, OR PLAIN INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING THE CHEMICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS WHICH ARE FORMED OF GLASS; SUCH AS BAROMETERS, THERMOMETERS, HYDROMETERS, Hour-Glasses, Funnels, Syphons, TUBE VESSELS FOR CHEMICAL EXPERIMENTS, TOYS FOR RECREATIVE PHILOSOPHY, &c. BY A FRENCH ARTIST. ILLUSTRATED BY ENGRAVINGS. LONDON: PUBLISHED BY BUMPUS AND GRIFFIN, 3, SKINNER-STREET; AND RICHARD GRIFFIN AND CO. GLASGOW: SOLD ALSO BY STILLIES, BROTHERS, EDINBURGH. 1831.
  • THE POLYTECHNIC LIBRARY.
  • JUST PUBLISHED, PRICE HALF-A-CROWN, VOL. I. of the POLYTECHNIC LIBRARY, Neatly printed in 18mo. and bound in Cloth, containing THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING, Or Plain Instructions for Making the CHEMICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS WHICH ARE FORMED OF GLASS; Such as BAROMETERS, THERMOMETERS, HYDROMETERS, Hour-Glasses, Funnels, Syphons, TUBE-VESSELS FOR CHEMICAL EXPERIMENTS, TOYS FOR RECREATIVE PHILOSOPHY, &c. BY A FRENCH ARTIST. ILLUSTRATED BY UPWARDS OF ONE HUNDRED FIGURES, Elegantly engraved on Copper plates.
  • THE FOLLOWING WORKS, INTENDED TO FORM PART OF THE POLYTECHNIC LIBRARY, Are nearly ready for Publication. THE DOMESTIC CHEMIST; Comprising Instructions for THE DETECTION OF ADULTERATIONS In numerous Articles employed in DOMESTIC ECONOMY & THE ARTS. To which is prefixed, THE ART OF DETECTING POISONS IN FOOD AND ORGANIC MIXTURES.
    • Contents.
  • THE PERFUMER’S ORACLE.
  • TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE.
  • AUTHOR’S PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING. I.—Instruments employed in Glass-Blowing.
    • THE BLOWPIPE.
    • THE GLASS-BLOWER’S TABLE.
    • THE EOLIPYLE.
    • BLOWPIPE WITH CONTINUED CURRENT.
    • THE LAMP.
    • THE CANDLESTICK.
    • COMBUSTIBLES.
  • THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING. II.—Preliminary Notions of the Art.
    • THE FLAME.
    • PLACES FIT TO WORK IN.
    • MEANS OF OBTAINING A GOOD FIRE.
    • CHOICE AND PRESERVATION OF GLASS.
    • PREPARATION OF TUBES BEFORE HEATING THEM.
    • METHOD OF PRESENTING TUBES TO THE FIRE, AND OF WORKING THEM THEREIN.
  • THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING. III.—Fundamental Operations in Glass-Blowing.
    • 1.—CUTTING.
    • 2.—BORDERING.
    • 3.—WIDENING.
    • 4.—DRAWING OUT.
    • 5.—CHOKING.
    • 6.—SEALING.
    • 7.—BLOWING.
    • 8.—PIERCING.
    • 9.—BENDING.
    • 10.—SOLDERING.
  • THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING. IV.—Construction of Chemical and Philosophical Instruments.
  • THE ART OF GLASS-BLOWING. V.—Graduation of Chemical and Philosophical Instruments.
    • OF THE SUBSTANCES EMPLOYED IN THE PREPARATION OF THESE INSTRUMENTS.
    • THE END.
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