Beardmore, the history of a Scottish industrial giant
Hume & Moss
The Steam Engine
comprising an account of its invention and progressive improvement; with an investigation of its principles, and the proportions of its parts for efficiency and strength:
detailing also its application to Navigation, Mining, Impelling Machines, etc. and the results collected in numerous tables for practical use.
illustrated by twenty plates, and numerous wood cuts.
London, printed for J.Taylor, 1827.
A Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or theory and practice blended in Ship Building John W. Griffiths
by John W. Griffiths
New York, Appleton & Company, 1854
covering the whole range of shipbuilding, with chapters dedicated to the history of shipbuilding, building ocean steamers, coasting, and river vessels, warships, yachts, etc.
the 4th edition, considerably enlarged from earlier editions, and complete with the tinted frontispiece depicting the paddle-stamer Georgia, and the series of blue-print style plates
Souvenirs de Marine
collection de plans ou dessins de navires et de bateaux anciens ou modernes,
existants ou disparus, avec les élements numériques nécessaires a leur construction
by Vice-Amiral Francois-Edmond Paris
Grenoble, Editions Des 4 Seigneurs, 1975.
a fine facsimile reprint of the famous 1892-1908 work, reproducing all of the 360 plates, which in turn illustrate several thousand craft. limited to 1700 sets.
please note that these are very heavy books and we will need to charge extra shipping costs for overseas orders – please ask for details
A Compleat Theory of the Construction and Properties of Vessels, with practical conclusions for the management of ships,made easy to navigators – Leonhard Euler
London, printed for P.Elmsley, 1776