A Treatise on the Steam Engine : Historical, Practical and Descriptive (1827) Volume 2

Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles 1971. Later printing. [4], 320 pages. 4to. Publisher's boards and printed bright orange dust jacket. Some minor wear to the extremities, top edges dusty, minor bumping, a nice copy. Near Fine. Boards. [26964]


Volume 2 of the set. This volume was never actually published. "It was set in type, but no copies were sold. This reprint has been made from the only printed version now known, and makes available a particularly rare and important work. Volume 1 dealth with the work of Savery, Newcomen, Smeaton and Watt ; Volume 2 describes the origin and progress of the applications of hihg-pressure steam as practised since 1800, first by Trevithick and then by Woolf." (front flap)

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