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.

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Author / Creator:Eldridge, Tho. (Thomas).
Imprint:London : Printed and said by the author, 1743.
Description:16p., plate : port. ; 4⁰.
Subject:Rare books -- Early works to 1800.
Rare books.
Early works.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10244866
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Notes:Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
English Short Title Catalog, N32408.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.