The Industrial Resources of Ireland. Second Edition (1845)
Book ID: 65883
The Industrial Resources of Ireland. Dublin: Hodges, 1845. Second Edition. Pp, xvi, 438, . Original cloth, title in gilt to spine. Covers lightly stained, contents in good condition.
Illustrated with three folded maps at rear.
Substantial work by one of the most significant Irish scientists of his generation.
Kane paid much attention to the development of industries in Ireland, and delivered a course of lectures on the subject in Dublin in 1843. In the next year he collected his materials in a volume, published in 1844.The work met with much success, and a second edition was published in 1845. Kane here directed attention to the various sources of wealth in the fuel, water-power, mines, agriculture, and manufactures of Ireland, and indicated the most economical modes of working them.’ [DNB]