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jnow in tne courseot f ubhcation. A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINES CONTAINING A CLEAR EXPOSITION OF THEIR PK1N CIPLES AND PRAiTlCE. By Andrew Ure, M. D., F. R. S. M. G. S., M. A. S. Lond., Mem. Acad. N. S. Pkilad. S. Ph. Soc. N. Germ. Hanov., Mulii., Illustrated with one thousand two hundred and iorty one engravings. THIS is unquestionably the most popular work ' of the kind ever published, and a book most admirably adapted to the wants of all classes of the commuuity The following are the important objects which the learned author endeavora to accomplish. Ist To instruct tlie Manufacturer, Metall urgist, and Tradesmaii in the principies of their respective pmcesses. as to render thm, in reality, the mastere of their business: and, to emancípate the m from a state of bondage to such asare too commonly governcd by blind prejudice and a vicious routine. 2Jly. To afibrd Merchants, Brokers, Drysalters Druggist8, and officers of the Revenue. characterisic desc-riptions of the commodities which pass tnr -iigh their hands. 3dly. By exhibiting some of the finest devclopmeni8of Chemistry and Physice, to lay open an excellent practical school to Students of these kindied sciences. 4thly. To teach Capitalists. who may be desirous of placing their funds in some produciive branch of indu6try, to select, judiciously, among plausible claimants5thly. To enable gentlemen of the Law to become well acquainted with the nature of those patent schemes which are so apt to give rise to lit T gation.6thly. To present to Legislators such a clear expoition of the staple manufaciures, as may dissuade them from enacting laws vvhich obstruct industry. or cherish one branch of it, to the injury of many others. And lasly. to give the general reader, intent, chiefly on Intellectual Cultivation. views of many of the noblest achievements of Science, in effecting those grand transformations of matter to which Grcat Britian and the United States owe their permanent wealth, rank and power among the nationaofthe earth. The latest Statistics of every important object of Manufacture are given from the best, and usually. from official au'hority. at the end of ea h ariicle. The work will be prnted from the 2d London Edición, which sclls for $l2ncopy Jt will be put on good paper, in new brevier type, and will niake about 1400 8vo. pages It will be issued in tweniy-one semi monthly numbers, in covers, at 25 cents each payable on delivery. ""(ET To any person, sending us five dollars, at one time, in advance, we will forward the numbers by mail, post paid, as soon as they come from the press. To suitable Agents, thisnfibrds a rare opportuniiy, as we can put the work to them on terms nxtraordinarily favorable. In every manufacuring town, and every village, throughout the United States and Canada, snbscribers may be obtained with the greatest facility. Address, post paid. La Roy Sunderland, J26 Fulton street, New York. % To every editur who gives thisadvertise ment entire 12 insertions, we will forwnrd, to )rder, one copy of the whote work. prvidcd the nnpers containing this notice be sent to the New Vork Watchman. New York. I'2w3l


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