The Steam Engine: A Treatise On Steam Engines and Boilers. Comprising the Principles and Practice of the Combustion of Fuel, The Economical Generation of Steam, The Construction of Steam Boilers: and The Principles, Construction, and Performance of Steam Engines-Stationary, Portable, Locomotive, and Marine, Exemplified in Engines and Boilers of Recent Date. 4 Volume Set (Complete)
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4 volume set. Original green cloth with black lettering on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. 7 X 10 inches. Edges are red. Volume I (half) "The Principles and Performance of Steam Boilers" and "The Principles of Steam Engines" 400 pages and 8 pages of advertisements. 165 black and white illustrations / diagrams. Volume II (half) "The Principles and Performance of Steam Engines (cont) and "The Construction of Steam Engines." Pages 401-792 with 8 pages of advertisements. Black and white illustrations / diagrams # 166-355 with 3 black and white folding plates. Plates are fully intact. Volume III "The Construction of Steam Engines." 368 pages and 8 pages of advertisements. Black and white illustrations / diagrams # 356-727 with 11 black and white folding plates. Plates are fully intact. Volume IV "The Construction of Steam Engines (cont). Pages 369-806 which includes 10 pages of index. Black and white illustrations / diagrams # 728-1062 with 8 folding plates. Plates are fully intact. Volume IV also has List of Contents of each volume and a list of tables and plates in each volume. Corners, head and tail are slightly bumped. Volumes are a bit scuffed. Previous owners name is written in blue ink next to title page. This set is complete. Pages are very clean and complete. Plates are clean and complete and intact. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017447
Title: The Steam Engine: A Treatise On Steam ...
Publisher: Blackie & Son, London
Publication Date: 1891
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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