A history of American manufactures from 1608 to 1860 : exhibiting the origin and growth of the principal mechanic arts and manufactures, from the earliest colonial period to the adoption of the Constitution ; and comprising annals of the industry of the United States in machinery, manufactures and useful arts, with a notice of the important inventions, tariffs, and the results of each decennial census

Bishop, J. Leander (John Leander), 1820-1868

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  • Creator by J. Leander Bishop. With an appendix, containing statistics of the principal manufacturing centres, and descriptions of remarkable manufactories at the present time
  • Format Books
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  • Publication Third edition, revised and enlarged. Philadelphia : Edward Young & co., 1868.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (3 volumes) : portraits
  • OCLC ocn670356605


  • The first issue of v. 1 appeared in 1861. In 1862 Bishop entrusted the completion of the work to Edwin T. Freedley, by whom it was completed, with the aid of Edward Young. cf. Issue of 1866, v. 2, p. 11.
  • Electronic reproduction. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center, 2015. (Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture)
  • Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
  • Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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