Illustrations of Steam Machinery and Steam Naval Architecture. Atlas [Only] to the Enlarged Edition of Tredgolds Work on The Steam Engine.

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TREDGOLD, Thomas

ILLUSTRATIONS OF STEAM MACHINERY AND STEAM NAVAL ARCHITECTURE .ATLAS [Only] to the Enlarged Edition of Tredgolds Work on The Steam Engine.

John Weale, London, 1840.

Folio with 122 of the original 125 engravings,26 double page fold out .A few damp stains not affecting the engraved surface, some plates are foxed others are free of foxing.The last plate has been repaired and loosely inserted. There is a small previous owners stamp on the title page.This copy appears to have 122 plates of the 125 called for although the numbers are consecutively paginated 1- 118 with an additional 4 plates. Binding is quarter calf with raised bands and title label ,cloth boards, See illustrations.

This atlas is notable for its rare illustrations of the first Steam Driven Paddle Steamers.

$3000 AUD

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