Author:STEEDS, William


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A History of Machine Tools 1700-1910.

By: STEEDS, William.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: S12794

First edition. Extra-large 8vo. xx, 181 pp. 51 figure drawings, index, 153 photographic plates (double sided) on glossy paper. Red gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed else fine. Rare. Profusely illus. with "over 200 plates and drawings from relatively inaccessible. . . sources." A valuable resource for the "economic historians interested in the development of a very important class of modern capital goods," that is machine tools from the 16th century to their historical maturity in the early 20th century. – Book review by Nathan Rosenberg from The Journal of ... View more info