Original blue cloth with impressed designs on both covers and gilt lettering on spine. 5 X 8 inches. 414 pages which include 12 pages of index. Copy also has 30 pages of other books Henry Carey Baird & Company publish. Copy has 63 black and white illustrations, plus numerous tables and charts. The contents include, steam, boilers, attachments to boilers, smoke-stacks, etc., glass gauges, hydrometer, how to set a safety-valve and on injectors, corrosion of marine boilers, water-tube marine boilers, repairs at sea, abuse of steam boilers, testing boilers, boilers-explosion of steam boilers, combustion, marine engines, steam and vacuum gauges, surface condensers, sea-valve and cocks, donkey pump, compound engines, steam engine indicator, expansion of steam, cut-off-beam engines, cut-offs-screw engines, how to set a slide valve, marking engines, horse power of an engine, to put the engine on the centre, thumping of engines, lining up an engine, liners, on comping into port, overhauling the engine in port, grinding-in of valves, cocks, etc., packing, stating fires, firing, foaming, repairs at sea, modern marine engines and simple and compound-American and English examples. Bottom corners are slightly worn. A previous owner, "O.W. Smith, Illinois, Feb. 25, 1886" wrote in pencil on the front cover Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Catechism of the Marine Steam Engine For ...
Publisher: Henry Carey Baird & Co.
Publication Date: 1884
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 5th or later Edition
Book Description Henry Carey Baird & Co. - Philadelphia, 1898. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 5th or later Edition. Thoroughly Revised with much additional matter. 5 1/4" x 8", xxxix, 414  with sixty three engravings. Brown cloth cover with blind embossed medallion and corner decorations and gilt titles on spine. Binding straight, square and secure with hinges supple and no interior cracking. No external blemishes. Floral print pastedowns and ffeps. Interior bright, clean and unmarked. NOT EX-LIBRARY. Bookseller Inventory # 1164
Book Description Frederick Keppy Scientific Book Publisher, Bridgeport, Ct., 1883. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Illustrated By Sixty-Three Engravings, Including Examples of the Most Modern Engines (illustrator). Fourth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Brown/gilt embossed cloth. decorated endpages. Engraved frontispiece; Engines of the Steamships, "Pennsylvania," "Ohio" "Indiana," and "Illinois" of the American Steamship Co. Fourth Edition, Thourpughly Revised, With Much Additional Matter. 414 pgs Index ads rear. Rare OCLC list 1 copy of 4th editon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Owner's Name. Engineering. Bookseller Inventory # 00282576