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Title:
The Philosophy of Manufactures: Or, an Exposition of the Scientific, Moral, and Commercial Economy of the Factory System of Great Britain
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 004936

Author: Ure, Andrew
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Charles Knight
Place: London
Year: 1835
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Fair
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Tan gilt stamped cloth over boards, xii, 480 pages, frontis engraving, folding Appendix table tipped in after last page, illustrated. A thorough discussion of the factory system in Great Britain. The author’s arguments concerning the trade unions and working conditions are illuminating and bring to mind the writings of Charles Dickens. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers scuffed, spotted; lacks part of the last fold-out appendix, lightly to moderately foxed throughout, some pencil notation on rear end papers, front hinge weak. Text clean, no writing or marks. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 6 oz. Category: Science & Technology; Books; Engineering, Industrial & Trades. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 004936.