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This is to acquaint the curious. There is to be seen in a commodious room, at the sign of the [blank] in this town Nevill's Grand Machinery. Where those who are endowed with the noble spirit of curiosity, and all lovers of sound integrity may have the pleasure of seeing this wonderful piece of work, which may be called the wonder of the world; the like performance was never exhibited to public view; which is now brought to perfection; and by virtue of the mechanical powers, upwards of three thousand different movements, and by figures one foot and a half high, working as natural as life, which presents all the different branches of the woollen manufactory, from the sheeps back to the making and dressing a piece of cloth and stuff. ...

  • Nevill, Edmund, from Norwich.
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[London? : s.n., 1750?]

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1 sheet : ill. (woodcut) ; 1/2⁰.

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ESTC T226710

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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