Ver rare second edition of Tredgold's compilation of works on hydraulics (1836)

TREDGOLD, Thomas

Tracts on hydraulics edited by Thomas Tredgold, civil engineer. I. – Smeaton's experimental papers on the power of water and wind to turn mills, etc. etc. II. – Venturi's experiments on the motion of fluids. III. – Dr. Young's summary of practical hydraulics, chiefly from the German of Eytelwein. With notes by the editor. Second edition, illustrated by seven plates.

Published: London, M. Taylor

Date: 1836

12mo (260 × 170 mm), pp. xii, 219; seven folding engraved plates, somewhat spotted; small excision from corner of title-page; good in original publisher's green blind blocked cloth.

Bibliography
Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 327 (for 1st edition); Skempton 1660; COPAC records no copies of the second edition in the UK; the first edition in Imperial College, London, Cambridge, UCL and the Royal Society; Skempton adds the ICE; the European Library records two copies of the second edition in the BN Paris.

Note
'As well as the reprints of the treatises of Smeaton, Venturi, and Young, Tredgold provides additions on the theory of undershot wheels, on Bossut's experiments on undershot and overshot wheels, and on practical rules for finding the diameters of mains and other pipes for water works.' (Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 327)

Condition
Good

Binding
Cloth

£175

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