Notes for a History of Lead; And an Inquiry Into the Development of the Manufacture of White Lead and Lead Oxides

 
9780217264938: Notes for a History of Lead; And an Inquiry Into the Development of the Manufacture of White Lead and Lead Oxides

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888. Excerpt: ... INDEX. AiIt, 247. Abraham: date, 3, 5; wealth, 10; chal-ice, 188. Abridgments of Specifications, 277, 280, 284-287, 299, 353. Achilles, armor, 133. Ackerman's Article, 189. Across America, 38, 68, 127. Adelaide, silver, 61. Aderbijan, 16. Adige, 45. JEgean Sea: ports, 4; settlements, 5; lead-mines, 17. (See Greece.) schylus, 2. Africa: ancient nations, 4, 16, 81; lead, 55; incursions, 20; ancient mines, 17, 21; ancient trade, 22; treasures. 42; Saracen conquest, 40; southern, 69; mountains, 70; physicians, 237. Agatharchides, 8, 39, 41, 137; age, 38; gold, 359. Agricola, George (Georgius): fire-setting, 33, 34; De Re Metallica, 34, 37, 38, 126, 135, 138, 282; pumps, 37; ventilation, 38; Life, 41; rank, 64; furnaces, 125, 126; tin, 135; manuscript, 222; cham-ber, 282; molybdena, 342. Aix-la-Chapelle, fairs, 245. Ajmeer, mining, 34,125. Ajunta, caves, 199. Alabama, prisoners, 42. Albany, N. Y. (q. v.), 320. Albertus Magnus, 345. Alchemy: lead, 3, 13, 14; planets, 12; absurd, 14; writers, 345. (See Gold.) Alcherius, Jehan: manuscript, 226, 227; recipes, 235. Aldegonde, effigy, 176. Alden, Consul-General, reports, 273, 274. Alderton Mines, 49. Alexandria, conquest, 219. Algiers, mining, 16. (See Africa, Moors, Saracens.) Alleghany Mountains: lead, 80; border-line, 323, 324. Allen, Rev. Thomas, anecdote, 313. Allen, V. R., traditions, 01. Alliance, Ohio, 833. Alloy, 13, 150, 154. Almcriii: mines, 20,63; cupellation, 138. Alps: rock-splitting, 34; mines, 51, 52; pathway, 245. (See Switzerland.) Alquifoux, for glazing (q. v.), 65, 115, 859. Alston-Moor, mining, 27, 57. Altai District, 68. Alten Zelle, library, 222. Alube", silver, 10. Alum, 74. America: discovery, 53, 54, 61, 62; lead, mining, 71-113; Travels in Interior, 84, 85, 90, 97, 121; Narrative and Criti...

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