Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844. John Weale, John Macneill, Edwards Woods, Hyde Clarke, W. Pole, John Rennie, ed. James Vetch.
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844
Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844

Quarterly Papers on Engineering, Vol. II (2), 1844

London: John Weale, 1844. Hardcover. Published 1844, quarto, half leather, cloth boards, good copy with neat recent cloth covering to spine, contents very good, light institutional marks, discard from Swarthmore College library. Various paginations, probably 300-400 pages total with many engraved plates, some double page, etc. Contents are On Havens of Safety (Vetch), Report on Holyhead and Port Dynllaen harbours (Rennie), On the Friction of Steam Engines (Pole), Engineering of Holland (Clarke), On the consumption of fuel in the locomotive engines of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (Woods), and Macneiill's Report on the Atmospheric Railway. There are also further articles on plans for a harbour with Granton Pier, construction of an iron roof on the new houses of Parliament, Slate quarries, Wolf's patent steam engine, Sargent's lectures on American steam navigation, and the erection of the cast iron bridge across the Nevka at St. Petersburg Russia. All have plates, some quite detailed. Good. Item #H4558

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