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" Having been induced, during the last ten years, to visit a considerable number of workshops and factories, both in England and on the Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquainted with the various resources of mechanical art, I... "
English Pleasure Carriages: Their Origin, History, Varieties, Materials ... - Page 162
by William Bridges Adams - 1837 - 315 pages
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 17

Industrial arts - 1832
...author, to have had its origin in the calculatingengine, the construction of which he has so long been superintending : — " Having been induced, during...in England and on the Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquainted with the various resources of mechanical art, I was insensibly...
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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Charles Babbage - Machinery - 1832 - 320 pages
...one of the consequences that have resulted from the Calculating-Engine, the construction of which 1 have been so long superintending. Having been induced...in England and on the Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquainted with the various resources of mechanical art, I was insensibly...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 17

Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1832
...construction of which he has so long been superintending : — " Having been induced, during thelast ten years, to visit a considerable number of workshops...in England and on the Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquaint* ed with the various resources of mechanical art, I was insensibly...
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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Charles Babbage - Machinery - 1835 - 408 pages
...volume may be considered as one of the consequences that have resulted from the Calculating-Engine, the construction of which I have been so long superintending....in England and on the Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquainted with the various resources of mechanical art, I was insensibly...
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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Charles Babbage - Great Britain - 1846 - 408 pages
...volume may be considered as one of the consequences that have resulted from the Calculating-Engine, the construction of which I have been so long superintending....a considerable number of workshops and factories, ootn in England and on the Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquainted with...
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The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy 1815-1848

Maxine Berg - Business & Economics - 1982 - 392 pages
...Babbage regarded his book as the result of a series of observations made over several years of visiting 'workshops and factories', both in England and on the continent, 'for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself acquainted with the various resources of mechanical art'.10 Ure, too, stressed...
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Operations Management: Critical Perspectives on Business and ..., Volume 1

Michael Lewis - Business & Economics - 2003 - 520 pages
...the "state-of-the-art" of many production technologies. This experience brought him into contact with "a considerable number of workshops and factories, both in England and on the continent" (p. iii) and his enthusiasm for, and reflections upon, what he discovered were distilled into On the...
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