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MALHEIRO, Lourenço Antonio Pereira

Moinhos de Vento e Turbinas.

£25

Lisbon, Typ. do Diario de Portugal, 1879.

Description

8vo.  36 pp, (2) ff.  With illustrations in the text.  Original printed wrappers.  

Inspired by his visit to the United States where he organized the Portuguese mining section at the 1876 International Exhibition at Philadelphia, the author promotes the use of windmills for extracting underground water, driving machinery, grinding corn, etc.   He also carried out an important study of the mines in Angola.

Innocêncio XIII, 318.  WorldCat lists 1 copy only.

00663

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