Norris's Hand-Book for Locomotive Engineers and Machinists: Comprising the Proportions and Calculations for Constructing Locomotives, Mannner of Setting Valves, Tables of Squares, Cubes, Areas, &c. &c.

Norris, Septimus

Published by Henry Carey Baird, 1854
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Philadelphia, 1854. 8vo, publisher's brown cloth, 302 pp. plus publisher's advertisements. First edition. Two full page engraved illustrations, many mathematical tables in text. Illustrations are of a locomotive bullt by the Amoskeac Manufacturing Company and a locomotive built by the Norris brothers for the Syracuse and Utica railroads. Recent reback with original spine laid on. A very scarce title by the engineer Septimus Norris, containing a variety of mathematical information on all aspects of locomotive engineering. A good plus copy with some professional restoration done at spine. Some light foxing, some marginal dampstaining to text block, a few areas of erased pencil, contents generally bright and text complete. Bookplate and address of the engineer Louis Nickerson from Johnson, Co., Missouri on front pastedown. A very scarce book in any edition. The first was published in 1852. OCLC 14930914, locating four publicly held copies. Please contact us for additional photos or information. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Norris's Hand-Book for Locomotive Engineers ...
Publisher: Henry Carey Baird
Publication Date: 1854
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Norris, Septimus
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Book Description Henry Carey Baird, 1854. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Philadelphia, 1854. 8vo, publisher's brown cloth, 302 pp. plus publisher's advertisements. First edition. Two full page engraved illustrations, many mathematical tables in text. Illustrations are of a locomotive bullt by the Amoskeac Manufacturing Company and a locomotive built by the Norris brothers for the Syracuse and Utica railroads. Recent reback with original spine laid on. A very scarce title by the engineer Septimus Norris, containing a variety of mathematical information on all aspects of locomotive engineering. A good plus copy with some professional restoration done at spine. Some light foxing, some marginal dampstaining to text block, a few areas of erased pencil, contents generally bright and text complete. Bookplate and address of the engineer Louis Nickerson from Johnson, Co., Missouri on front pastedown. A very scarce book in any edition. The first was published in 1852. OCLC 14930914, locating four publicly held copies. Please contact us for additional photos or information. Seller Inventory # SP534

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Book Description Henry Carey Baird. Condition: Fair. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1852. 12mo Black cloth hardcover wtih embossed decorations, including golden train. on cover with gold text on spine. 302 pgs. B/W and color illustrations and tables. Fair Ex-library Book. Spine torn. Heavily edgeworn. Binding cracking at p. 24. Writing on endpages. Library mark and tape on spine. Library bookplate on front pastedown. Library stamps on front endpages and title page. Inquire if you need further information. Seller Inventory # CA12A-00256

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