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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.

Tredgold, Thomas

London, printed for J.Taylor, 1827.

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  • Description


First Edition. 4to [27x20cm]. ppxx 370 + advert leaf. 20 engraved plates, two double-page.

a little foxing to plates, otherwise in very clean condition in a modern binding – cloth spine over marbled paper boards.