New Bedford, [ Massachusetts ]: Fessenden & Baker 1871. First Edition. 142 pages plus plates. 8vo. Publisher's black pebbled cloth. INSCRIBED by G. A. Briggs, the Engineer and Superintendent of the works. Previous owner name inked plus additional inked notes on front endpaper and occasionally in the text. With a nice toned lithograph of the Engine House as the frontispiece. With 10 lithographed full page figures in rear plus 5 folding tables. Additional plates, some folding, throughout the text. Very Good. Cloth. 
A strong report of the New Bedford Water Works with financial information, status of the works, technical engineering details of performance and design, and relevant government correspondence related to the works. City Document No. 10.