Essay on the Construction and Use of a Mine-auger. To which are added, the description of an earth-borer, for country gentlemen and farmers; and an improvement on the well-borer of mersennus illustrat
First Irish edition, xi, , 44pp., 3 engraved plates (2 folding), cont. half calf, marbled boards, lightly rubbed, head and foot of spine a little chipped.
The copper-plates illustrates the well-bore with the numerous bits used. Originally published at Vienna in 1770 with both the London and Irish editions appearing in 1788, all editions are rare. Translated by the William James MacNevin, the distinguished United Irishman.
Author [GEISSAU (Anton Ferdinand von)]
Publisher Dublin: Printed by W. Wilson,