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Economy of Machinery
Charles Babbage

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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures
by Charles Babbage
1832 

Preface 

The present volume may be considered as one of the
consequences that have resulted from the calculating engine, the
construction of which I have been so long superintending.  Having
been induced, during the last ten years, to visit a considerable
number of workshops and factories, both in England and on the
Continent, for the purpose of endeavouring to make myself
acquainted with the various resources of mechanical art, I was
insensibly led to apply to them those principles of
generalization to which my other pursuits had naturally given
rise.  The increased number of curious processes and interesting

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