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THE LIFE, TIMES, AND SCIENTIFIC LABOURS OF THE SECOND MARQUIS OF WORCESTER.
(Worcester). Dircks, Henry.

THE LIFE, TIMES, AND SCIENTIFIC LABOURS OF THE SECOND MARQUIS OF WORCESTER.

To Which is Added, a Reprint of His Century of Inventions, 1663, with a Commentary thereon. Bernard Quaritch 1865.
Large 8vo. xxiv + 624pp. Steel engraved frontis., 1 steel engraved plate, numerous wood engravings and a folding plan. Some light browning, with the armorial bookplate of John Etherington and Probert of The Argoed, original gilt lettered morocco backed cloth with gilt armorial device to upper board and spine, some fading and light dampstaining to fore-edge of boards, minor fraying to extremities, t.e.g. Henry Dircks (18061873), historian of technology. ... This interest in investigating the reality of invention was continued in three works on the inventions of the marquess of Worcester (Edward Somerset, 16011667), which were well received ... ODNB.
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