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The Collected Works of Count Rumford, Volume V: Public Institutions

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$127.00 • £101.95 • €114.50

ISBN 9780674139558

Publication Date: 01/01/1970


526 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 halftones; 1 line illustrations

Belknap Press

The Collected Works of Count Rumford


  • An Account of An Establishment for the Poor at Munich
  • Of the Fundamental Principles on which General Establishments for the Relief of the Poor May Be Formed in All Countries
  • Of Food: and Particularly of Feeding the Poor
  • Of the Excellent Qualities of Coffee and the Art of Making it in the Highest Perfection
  • A Short Account of Several Public Institutions Lately Formed in Bavaria; together with the Appendixes to Essays I, II, and III
  • Complete Report and Account of the Results of the Regulations Recently Introduced into the Army of the Electorate of Bavaria and the Palatinate
  • Proposals for Forming a Public Institution for Diffusing the Knowledge and Facilitating the Introduction of Useful Mechanical Inventions, etc.
  • Prospectus of the Royal Institution of Great Britain
  • References to Rumford’s Own Works
  • Facts of Publication
  • Index
  • Index to Volumes I–V

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