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The Oracle of the arts; or, Entertaining expounder of the wonders of science. A series of amusing experiments, useful receipts, and interesting essays on popular arts and sciences. Illustrated by engravings on steel.
London, Printed for John Bumpus, and Richard Griffin & Co., Glasgow, 1824 [i.e. 1825]
Physical Description:
2 p.., iv, [5]-212 p. front., 2 plates. 16 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Q164 O7
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Advertisements for Richard Griffin & Co., dated 1825, and printed by J. Starke: 12 p. at end. Advertisements also printed on back cover.
BAC : Ms. notes.
BAC : "Printed by A. Hancock."
Sections are devoted to air travel, mathematical puzzles, scientific games, drawing instruction, the magic lantern, etc.
Plates dated 1825.
Subject Terms:
Scientific recreations.

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