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History and Progress of the Steam Engine; With a Practical Investigation of its Stucture and Application. By Elijah Galloway, civil engineer. To which is added, an Extensive Appendix, containing minute descriptions of all the various improved boilers; the constituent parts of steam engines; the machinery used in steam navigation; the new plans for steam carriages; and a variety of Engines for the Application of Other Motive Powers, with an experimental dissertation on the nature and properties of Steam and other elastic vapours; the strength and weight of materials, &c, &c, by Luke Herbert. Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Engravings., GALLOWAY, ELIJAH:

Author Name    GALLOWAY, ELIJAH:

Title   History and Progress of the Steam Engine; With a Practical Investigation of its Stucture and Application. By Elijah Galloway, civil engineer. To which is added, an Extensive Appendix, containing minute descriptions of all the various improved boilers; the constituent parts of steam engines; the machinery used in steam navigation; the new plans for steam carriages; and a variety of Engines for the Application of Other Motive Powers, with an experimental dissertation on the nature and properties of Steam and other elastic vapours; the strength and weight of materials, &c, &c, by Luke Herbert. Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Engravings.

Publisher    London: Printed for Thomas Kelly. 1837

Seller ID   73094

Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Re-bound in grey hard card covers with paper title label to spine. In very good condition. Re-bound with new covers and endpapers. Slight split to top front edge of spine. Neat inscription to main title page. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 863pp. With b/w engraved plates and engravings in text. Fascinating look at the development of Steam power and its application to transport and industry. At the time of publication, Railways were in their infancy, and several chapters are devoted to this. There is also discussion of steam power at sea and the different ways of creating steam.

ENGINEERING ELIJAH GALLOWAY, History, Progress, Steam Engine, Practical Investigation, Stucture, Application, descriptions, improved boilers, parts, steam engines, steam navigation, steam carriages, Motive Powers, transport, industry, Railways,

Price = 100.00 GBP


Wessex Tales. Strange, Lively and Commonplace. Two Volumes. RARE FIRST EDITION. Bound by ROOT & SON., HARDY, Thomas;
Wessex Tales. Strange, Lively and Commonplace. Two Volumes. RARE FIRST EDITION. Bound by ROOT & SON.

Letters to the Countess of Ossory. In Three Volumes., WALPOLE, Horace;
Letters to the Countess of Ossory. In Three Volumes.

Present-Day Rock Garden Being A Complimentary Volume To Farrer's English Rock-Garden, CLAY, Sampson;
Present-Day Rock Garden Being A Complimentary Volume To Farrer's English Rock-Garden

Amasis. From the French of J. H. B. de Saint Pierre., KENDALL, E. A.; J. H. B. de Saint Pierre;
Amasis. From the French of J. H. B. de Saint Pierre.

The Country Scene. In Poems and Pictures., SEAGO, E./ MASEFIELD, JOHN:
The Country Scene. In Poems and Pictures.

Dorset Who’s Who., GRANT, JOHN:
Dorset Who’s Who.

Conquest of Mexico History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes. Author’s Authorised Edition., PRESCOTT, William H.,
Conquest of Mexico History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes. Author’s Authorised Edition.

La Cuisiniere Bourgeoise. Suivie de la Patisserie et de l’Office. a l’usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depense de maisons... Nouvelle Edition. Soigneusement revue, corrigee et augmentee de quelgues nouveaux apprets., VIDALIN, Adelaide;
La Cuisiniere Bourgeoise. Suivie de la Patisserie et de l’Office. a l’usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depense de maisons... Nouvelle Edition. Soigneusement revue, corrigee et augmentee de quelgues nouveaux apprets.

 


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