Weighing the World. An Impression After Two Hundred Years of the Past History of an English House of Business, and of Its Present Activities and Influence Throughout the World of Weighing.
Soho Foundry, Birmingham, W. & T. Avery, Ltd. 1930, Second Edition Revised, 3rd Imp. Cloth, 4to. Hardback, 215mm x 270mm tall (8.25" x 10.75" approx.). 90pp printed in black & orange, with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate, 67 further photographs, 66 text figs. and a map. Good, in the original quarter green cloth/gilt-decorated, black paper-covered boards/gilt title, with illustrated endpapers, TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, a black, red & blue-printed presentation letter from the Managing Director of W. & T. Avery Limited, (Sir) Gilbert C. Vyle. Good/Later loose protective Jacket.
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Keywords: Company History Histories Manufacture Technology Parnall Weight Weights Measure Measures Metrology Steelyard Steelyards Balance Balances Scale Scales Weighbridges Poises Mechanics Mensuration Avery Weights and Measures Technology