Engineering Volume 26

Engineering Volume 26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...journey in order to give the benefit of their experience, and the authority of their opinion, and nrtioularly the illustrious minister who directed wit such distinction the commercial affairs of Austria, and who he was proud to see sitting at his side. With such auxiliaries a brilliant success was assured. Referring to the questions, what is the essence and meaning of the right of the inventor over his conception? is invention only a simple extension or appropriation, more or less intelligent, more or less ingenious, of notions, of knowledge, constituting common ground on to which every one is entitled to enter at will; or, on the contrary, must it be considered as real property, and assimilated to complete, exclusive, and perpetual possessions?--the minister said these points had been much discussed, and aw zmmd (vianflndmgf might still occupy much time, there being diversity All accounts are payable to the publisher, Mr. CHARLES Ginnsifl'. 31, Bedlord-street. Cheques crossed "Union Bank," Charlng Cross Branch. Post Oiflce Orders to be made payable at of opinion amongst the best minds; but, by looking at facts and taking an exclusively practical ground, the solution of the problem would be much simplified. Unfortunately this sound and excellent advice of the minister was not taken, much valuable time was wasted in discussing mere theories of no practical importance; and, consequently, much of the real work that ought to have been done had to be abandoned for want of time at the last. As the minister well said, in continuation of_ his address, it would have suiiiced to inquire whether it is advantageous to communities that would do honour to work and encourage improvements and useful progress, to accord a privilege of...show more

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  • Paperback | 742 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,302g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236777859
  • 9781236777850