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Image for 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.

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.

By: GALLOWAY, ELIJAH:

Price: £100.00

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 publ... View more info