A Catechism of Familiar Things: Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery: Large Print Edition

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A Catechism of Familiar Things: Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery: Large Print Edition. 338 pages. Paperback.

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A Catechism of Familiar Things: Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery: Large Print Edition
Authored by Benziger Brothers

7″ x 10″ (17.78 x 25.4 cm)
Black & White on White paper
338 pages
Free USPS Media Rate S&H to USA

I 6
Dew, Water, Rain, Snow, Hail, Atmosphere, Wind, Lightning, Thunder, Electricity, Twilight, and the Aurora Borealis

II 22
Corn, Barley, Pearl Barley, Oats, Rye, Potatoes, Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate

III 31
Calico, Cotton, Cloth, Wool, Baize, Linen, Flax, Hemp, Diaper, Holland, Canvas, and Flannel

IV 41
Cocoa, Toddy, Cherries, Bark, Cork, Cochineal, Cloves, Cinnamon, and Cassia

V 51
Bombazine, Crape, Camlet, Cambric, Lace, Silk, Velvet, and Mohair

VI 61
Currants, Raisins, Figs, Rice, Sugar, Sugar Candy, &c., Sago, Millet, Ginger, Nutmeg, Mace, Pimento or Allspice, Pepper, and Cayenne Pepper

VII 72
Glass, Mirrors, Earthenware, Porcelain, Needles, Pins, Paper, Printing, Parchment, and Vellum

VIII 85
Capers, Almonds, Oranges, Lemons, Citrons, Limes, Olives, Oils, Melons, Tamarinds, and Dates

IX 99
Hats, Stockings, Shoes, Gloves, Leather, Furs, and Ink

X 110
Asbestus, Salt, Coal, Iron, Copper, Brass, Zinc, and Lapis Calaminaris

XI 124
Yams, Mangoes, Bread-Fruit, Shea or Butter Tree, Cow Tree, Water Tree, Licorice, Manna, Opium, Tobacco, and Gum

XII 139
Spectacles, Mariner’s Compass, Barometer, Thermometer, Watches, Clocks, Telescope, Microscope, Gunpowder, Steam Engine, and Electro-Magnetic Telegraph

XIII 155
Soap, Candles, Tallow Tree, Spermaceti, Wax, Mahogany, India Rubber or Caoutchouc, Sponge, Coral, Lime, Carbon, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Gas, Hydrogen, Chalk, and Marble

XIV 175
Gold, Silver, Lead, Tin, Platina, Sulphur, Gems or Precious Stones—as Diamonds, Rubies, Emeralds, Turquois, Pearls, Mother-of-Pearl, and Ivory

XV 199
Starch, Arrow-root, Tapioca, Isinglass, Caviare, the Vine, Wine, Gin, Rum, Brandy, Vinegar, Indigo, Gamboge, Logwood, Tar, Pitch, Camphor, Musk, Myrrh, Frankincense, and Turpentine
XVI 215
Bricks, Mortar, Granite, Slate, Limestone, or Calcareous Rocks, Steel, Earths, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes

XVII 237
Architecture, Sculpture, Use of Money, and Navigation

XVIII 266
Music, Painting, Poetry, Astronomy, Arts and Sciences, Art of Writing, and Chemistry

XIX 309
Attraction, Tides, Gravity, Artesian Wells, Air, Aneroid Barometer, Ear-Trumpet, Stethoscope, Audiphone, Telephone, Phonograph, Microphone, Megaphone, Tasimeter, Bathometer, Anemometer, Chronometer

XX 319
Light, Lime Light, Magnesium Light, Electric Light, Rainbow, Prism, Spectrum, Colors, Photography, Camera Obscura, Stereoscope, Kaleidoscope

XXI 324
Electricity, Electric Currents, Electric Battery, Electrotyping, Stereotyping, Telegraph, Ocean Cable, Lightning Rod, The Gulf Stream, The Mt. Cenis Tunnel, The Suez Canal, Suspension Bridges, Eminent Americans

Great for Homeschooling. Originally published in 1881 by Catholic Publishing Co: Benziger Brothers.

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