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GIRÃO, Antonio Lobo de Barbosa Ferreira Teixeira (Visconde de Villarinho de S. Romão)

Tratado theorico e pratico sobre a Maneira de Construir Fogões de Sala economicos e salubres.


Lisbon, Typ. da (Academia Real das Sciencias), 1843.


Small 4to.  (2) ff., 103 (1 blank) pp., (2) ff.  With 2 large folding plates of fireplaces.  Original wrappers.   Copy partly unopened.

Domestic technology evolved in the wake of the industrial revolution, and in the early 19th century new scientific gadgets were installed for greater comfort in both houses and institutional buildings.  Girão was considered both in Portugal and abroad to be an authority on chemistry, mineralogy and metallurgy, was Professor of the University of Coimbra, a member of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences and of the Institute of Coimbra. 

Innocêncio I, 186.  



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