A book of rarities: or, Cabinet of curiosities unlock'd By the key of experience. Containing near an hundred useful and diverting amusements, with a new mthod of making artificial gardens; Italian shades; moving pictures; use of optick insruments; to make ornaments in immitation of China; to make a new invented machine, by which a common hour-glass shows the hour of the day; to make quills hard as steel; invisible writing; to make a Hortus Siccus; to keep kidney beans green all the year; to take the true picture of any herb a new treatise on making English wines, and many other rarities never before made publick, with curious copper print of the author, Tho. Eldridge, F.C.N

Main Author: Eldridge, Thomas
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed and said by the author 1743, 1743
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N32408. - Reproduction of original from Library of Congress
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (16p., plate) port 4°