The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Volume 1. 1832.
London, Charles Knight, 1832. iv, 389p, [3p], illustrations, index. 29cm. Quarter sheep and marbled paper boards; morocco spine label in gilt. Covers are scuffed, leather chipped, label is chipped; occasional foxed page; gutter stain in first pages. Includes an early review of Charles Babbage's The Economy of Machinery and Manufacturers (London 1832), which was more than a glimpse of the manufacturing processes in Great Britain and the most influential book on operational research in the nineteenth century. With an eclectic assortment of articles on many subjects including an early review of theNatural Bridge in Virginia, which was a popular tourist destination at that time. A better than good copy. .
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Keywords: Natural Sciences Science Popular Magazines Nineteenth Century