A History of Technology (5 volume set)

Singer, Charles, E. J. Homyard, A.R. Hall, Trevor I. Williams (editors)

Published by New York: Oxford University Press, 1958, New York, 1958
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Title: A History of Technology (5 volume set)

Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 1958, New York

Publication Date: 1958

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First American Edition


Very Good/Very Good. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Library of Science Edition, later 2 volumes were added. Volume 1: From Early Times to Fall of Ancient Empires, 827Pps., 36 glossy b/w plates, 570 text figures, 9 tables, list of plates, list of figures, list of tables, list of maps, list of abbreviations of periodical titles, index of personal names, index of place names, index of plant names, and index of subjects. Volume 2: The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages, 802Pps., 44 glossy b/w plates, 695 text figures or maps, 7 tables, lists and indexes like in Volume 1 (though no index of plants needed). Volume 3: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution c.1500-c.1750, 766Pps., 32 glossy b/w plates, 426 text figures and maps, lists and indexes like in Volume 2. Volume 4: The Industrial Revolution, c.1750-c.1850, 728Pps., 48 glossy b/w plates, 349 text figures and maps, lists and indexes as in Volume 3. Volume 5: The Late Nineteenth Century, c.1850-c.1900, 888Pps, 44 glossy b/w plates, 415 text figures and maps, lists and indexes like in Volume 4. Blue cloth bindings and text for all five volumes are near fine, some light fading, light tanning on edges, but no bumps, text unmarked, very clean and tight. DJ's are all mylar protected. DJ's are tanned a bit, some slight tears near edges, but all are complete. Note that 2 volumes were published later for post-1900 technology. Bookseller Inventory # 000115

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