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Foucaud, Edward (ed. John Frost). The Book of Illustrious Mechanics of Europe and America. New Edition, with a Supplementary Chapter on American Mechanics. Hartford: Belknap and Hamersley, 1849. Original cloth, pictorial spine in gilt. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts. 8vo. 336pp. Spine frayed and splitting but covers holding. Light to mild foxing throughout. Chapters VII, XIX and XXXIX are devoted to automata, including biographies and descriptions of the creations of Vaucanson, Mical, Maelzel, and von Kempelen’s famous Chess-Playing Turk.
The Book of Illustrious Mechanics of Europe and America. New Edition, with a Supplementary Chapter on American Mechanics
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