The Progress of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Shipbuilding (illustrated)
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a series of selected examples of construction in Marine, Locomotive, and Stationary Engines, Iron Ships, and other Vessels, Machine Tools, Ordnance, and other mechanical subjects.
edited by William Smith, John Henry Noble, Thomas Smith; aided and assisted by numerous eminent engineers and well-known contributors to practical science.
London, E and F N Spon. Liverpool, Phillips, Son, and Nephew. Glasgow, J.P. Forrester, ca.1876.
4to [31x25cm]. ppxi 119 + 22 lithograph plates, most multifold. very good condition hardback recased into the original brown cloth binding, with later gilt lettered spine and new endpapers. from the library of the Cruising Association. heraldic book-plate of George E R Dalton to front paste-down.
the first 32 pages cover 'Practical Shipbuilding' and include nine fine folding plates