Book Description

REPERTORY OF ARTS AND MANUFACTURES The Repertory of Arts and Manufactures [and Agriculture]: Consisting of Original Communications, Specifications of Patent Inventions, and Selections of Useful Practical Papers from the Transactions of the Philosophical Societies of All Nations, &c. &c. Volume 1 to Volume 16 [complete first series] and Second Series Volume I to XIX. G. and T. Wilkie and others, 1794 - 1811.
Dealer Notes
35 volumes. 8vo. pp. various paginations; many illustrations, some folding. Lacks one illustration from 1st series volume 13 which appears never to have been bound in. A matching set in contemporary full calf, some minor wear to the heads of the spines but generally a lovely set in ‘country house’ condition.
An important periodical responsible for disseminating important discoveries culled from a wide variety of sources; its later title was the Repertory of Patent Inventions.
Date 1794

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