Reading Furnace 1736

By: Estelle Cremers

Price: $14.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. Some scuffing of cover, remnants of price sticker on upper back cover. Bookplate on inner front cover, "Geoscience Library of Jay Lininger, Dillsburg (Pennsylvania)." Jay was the publisher of Matrix: A Journal of the History of Minerals. This is a history of Chester County, Pennsylvania as it related to the iron mining and smelting industry, focusing on the Reading Furnace (1736-1778). Well illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs, as well as maps, diagrams and correspondence. 194 pages.

Title: Reading Furnace 1736

Author Name: Estelle Cremers

Categories: Technology, Metallurgy, Mining History, Architecture, Mining,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Elverson, PA, Redding Furnace Press: 1986

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Ex-Library

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾

Item: 0.80 Pound

Seller ID: 000097

Keywords: Reading, furnace, mine, mining, iron, force, smelting, blacksmith, Chester County, history, William Branson, James Old, George Washington, Samuel VanLeer, cannon, stove, stoveplate.,