The American System of Manufactures 1854-5

The American System of Manufactures 1854-5

ROSENBERG, Nathan (ed.)

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Title continues: "The Report of the Committee on the Machinery of the United States 1855 and the Special Reports of George Wallis and Joseph Whitworth 1854 edited with an Introduction by Nathan Rosenberg for the University Press." The text of three famous parliamentary papers of the 1850s, all of which deal with the emergence of the production line and with standardization and interchangeability of parts. A detailed discription of American manufacturing methods in mid-19th century.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1969
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    [8], 440 p. 26 cm. Cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Some tears and discolouration to jacket edges. Former owner signature on front free endpaper.