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Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical. A new edition. Vol. III.

By: THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count of Rumford (1753-1814).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by Luke Hanford . . . for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1802.: 1802

Seller ID: S11872

8vo. xi, [16], 498, ads [2] pp. 7 engraved plates, numerous woodcuts. Original full gilt-ruled calf; spine heavily restored, extremities worn, hinges neatly mended. Bookplates of James T. Bland, and Anne Willan. Very good. This is an early text on the kitchen and all heating implements relating to equipping the room for usage. Rumford, the noted physicist and inventor, describes kitchen fire-places, the roaster, dripping-pan, heating an iron oven, construction of boilers, steam cooking, warming rooms, saucepan heaters, portable furnaces, tea-kettles (p.301), kitchen utensils for the poor, ... View more info