A History of the Steam Engine (scarce first edition) by R Thurston. For a long time, the definitive work on steam power.
A History of the Steam Engine is book 24 in the International Scientific Series as published by Kegan Paul towards the end of the nineteenth century.
Author R Thurston
Date 1878 first edition
Binding Red cloth binding, embossing to spine and boards, gilt to spine.
Publisher Kegan Paul
Condition Good, chipping to spine extremes, bumping to corners, tiny tear to lower front hinge which is soft, rear hinge firm, some foxing intermittent, a pencil stroke by one paragraph, browning to pages which remain crisp.
Pages xviii  490 adverts 32