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HAMILTON, J.
[Prospectus]
An advantageous concern. The subscriber, having taken out four patents, ... is desirous of placing this brief prospectus before persons who are possessed of extensive capital, ... The accompanying sketch is intended to shew ... the nature of his improvements in the modern oblong and the ancient triangle brick, with the several modes of combining each kind ...
[London], [1816?].
2, [2] p. : illus. ; 22.2 cm. (4º)

Drop-head title. Text is signed 'J. Hamilton'. The reader is referred to 'Mr. Poole at the Patent-Office, No. 4, Old Square, Lincoln's Inn' and Mr. M. Dunn, 126, Thomas's Street, Dublin'. James Poole, Clerk of Inventions in the Patent Office of the Attorney General from 1776, was succeeded by his son in 1817. Michael Dunn of 126 Thomas Street, Dublin is recorded in Wilson's Dublin Directory as 'Merchant' in 1806, and later as 'Ironmonger' until 1816 but not thereafter which gives a date ad quem. Final page is blank.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Text of the first five paragraphs and the final six paragraphs crossed through in ink. The name 'Hamilton' is followed in this copy by an ink inscription 28 Clarendon Square / [?]ers town. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues.
Copy 2: 17.4 cm. Bound with copy 1.

Binding Later C19th half green binder's cloth, marbled-paper boards. Two copies bound together.

Reference Number 4906


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