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A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines For Raising Water, Ancient and Modern: With Observations on Various Subjects Connected With The Mechanic Arts: Including The Progressive Development of The Steam Engine.

Ewbank, Thomas

Published by Greeley & McElrath, New York, 1849
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Impressed design on both covers. 6 X 9 1/4 inches. 608 pages which include 8 pages of index. Copy has 290 black and white illustrations. 3rd edition, revised and with a supplement. Copy has 5 books in 1 copy. Books are, Book 1, Primitive and Ancient Devices For Raising Water, (18 chapters) Book II, Machines For Raising Water By The Pressure of the Atmosphere, (7 chapters) Book III, Machines For Raising Water By Compressure Independently of Atmospheric Influence, (9 chapters) Book IV, Machines For Raising Water (Chiefly of Modern Origin) Including Early Applications of Steam For That Purpose, (9 chapters) Book V, Novel Devices For Raising Water, With An Account of Siphons, Cocks, Valves, Clepsydre etc, (9 chapters). Light foxing is beginning on several pages. Previous owner wrote on the inside front cover, "For Miller Mining and Water Company, August 4th, 1855." Scuffing on cover and spine is slightly sun faded. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017910

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Title: A Descriptive and Historical Account of ...

Publisher: Greeley & McElrath, New York

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 3rd Edition

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