A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2)
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A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2)

By Johann Beckman
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Table of Contents
  • A HISTORY OF INVENTIONS, DISCOVERIES, AND ORIGINS.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ADVERTISEMENT.
  • TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • HISTORY OF INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIES.
  • ITALIAN BOOK-KEEPING.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ODOMETER.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • MACHINE FOR NOTING DOWN MUSIC.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • REFINING GOLD AND SILVER ORE BY QUICKSILVER. AMALGAMATION.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • COLD OR DRY GILDING.
  • GOLD VARNISH.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • TULIPS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CANARY BIRD.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ARCHIL.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • MAGNETIC CURES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SECRET POISON.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • WOODEN BELLOWS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • COACHES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • WATER-CLOCKS, CLEPSYDRAS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • TOURMALINE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SPEAKING-TRUMPET.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ANANAS.—PINE-APPLE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SYMPATHETIC INK.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • DIVING-BELL.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • COLOURED GLASS.—ARTIFICIAL GEMS.
    • On the Art of Glass-Painting. By a Correspondent.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SEALING-WAX.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CORN-MILLS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • VERDIGRIS, or SPANISH GREEN.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SAFFRON.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ALUM.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • FALCONRY.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • TURF.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ARTICHOKE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SAW-MILLS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • STAMPED PAPER.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • INSURANCE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ADULTERATION OF WINE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ARTIFICIAL PEARLS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • PAVING OF STREETS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • COLLECTIONS OF NATURAL CURIOSITIES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CHIMNEYS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • HUNGARY WATER.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CORK.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • APOTHECARIES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CLOCKS AND WATCHES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • CLOCKS AND WATCHES
    • Letter on the pretended Watch of King Robert Bruce1118.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • QUARANTINE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • PAPER-HANGINGS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • KERMES. COCHINEAL.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • WRITING-PENS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • WIRE-DRAWING.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • BUCK-WHEAT.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • SADDLES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • STIRRUPS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • HORSE-SHOES.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • FLOATING OF WOOD.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • LACE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • ULTRAMARINE.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • COBALT, ZAFFER, SMALT.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • TURKEYS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • BUTTER.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • AURUM FULMINANS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • GARDEN-FLOWERS.
    • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcribers’ Notes
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