The Steam Engine Familiarly Explained and Illustrated; With An Historical Sketch of its Invention and Progressive Improvement; Its Applications to Navigation and Railways; With Plain Maxims for Railway Speculators. Rev. Dionysius LL D. F. R. S. Lardner, James LL D. Renwick, additions and notes.

The Steam Engine Familiarly Explained and Illustrated; With An Historical Sketch of its Invention and Progressive Improvement; Its Applications to Navigation and Railways; With Plain Maxims for Railway Speculators

New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1854.

Sixth American, From the Fifth London edition, Considerably enlarged. Hardcover. Octavo. [1], 324 pages, [12] pages of advertisements, [2]. Dark brown cloth hardcover with gilt lettered title on the spine. Illustrated with folding frontispiece, 12 plates (some folding), and figures in text. The folding frontispiece engraving is numbered plate XIII. End sheets are patterned and contain advertisements. Cloth is chipped on the cover edges and joints. A small split, tear to the cloth upper spine. Light foxing and toning to the text. Previous owner name label of J. H. Gordon Cumberland, MD on the front paste down. Good. Item #23243

Price: $75.00