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Titel: A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES ...
Verlag: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, Philadelphia
Auflage: First US edition, first printing
Very lengthy extended title reads; "A work inteneded to show the construction, the mode of acting, and the effect of those engines in conveying heavy loads; to give the means of ascertaining, on an inspection of the machine, the velocity with which it will draw a given load, and the results it will produce under various circumstances, and in different localities; to determine the quantity of fuel and water it will require; to fix the proportions which out to be adopted in the construction of an engine, to make it answer any intended purpose; etc., with practical tables, giving at once the results of the formulae; founded upon a great many new experiments, made on a large scale, in a daily practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, with many different engines, and considerable trains of carriages, to which is added, an appendix, showing the expense of conveying goods, by locomotive engines, on railroads." Translated from the original French edition. One of the early technical writings on the locomotive engine. 304 pages with numerous tables plus four foldout diagrams. Teggart; Hopkins Railway Library, pg 183a. Bound in original green cloth with flowered pattern pressed on and paper title label on the spine. Corners and edges mildly worn. Title label chipped. Spots of foxing throughout. A very good minus copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 30072
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