Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine, in which its Construction and Operation are familiarly explained; with an historical sketch of its invention and progressive improvement ... with additions by James Renwick, Professor of Natural Experimental Philosophy and Chymistry, in Columbia College, New-York

New York: Elam Bliss, 1828.

Price: $150.00

Hardcover. First American edition, and first edition thus, with Renwick's improvements. 12mo. Illustrated with engravings. Publisher's quarter cloth and papercovered boards, with printed spine label. Erosion to the cloth spine, label darkened and well-chipped, spotting on boards, and foxing in the text, a good only copy. Renwick's additions include elucidations of the improvements made to the steam engine in America.

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Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine, in which its Construction and Operation are familiarly explained; with an historical sketch of its invention and progressive improvement ... with additions by James Renwick, Professor of Natural Experimental Philosophy and Chymistry, in Columbia College, New-York. Dionysius LARDNER.
Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine, in which its Construction and Operation are familiarly explained; with an historical sketch of its invention and progressive improvement ... with additions by James Renwick, Professor of Natural Experimental Philosophy and Chymistry, in Columbia College, New-York