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[Bache, Alexander Dallas]:

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE MECHANIC ARTS, ON THE EXPLOSION OF STEAM-BOILERS. PART I. CONTAINING THE FIRST REPORT OF EXPERIMENTS MADE BY THE COMMITTEE, FOR THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE U. STATES.

Clark, Philadelphia: 1836 84pp, dbd, text illus. and six full-page plates. Light foxing scattered, Very Good. [offered with] GENERAL REPORT ON THE EXPLOSIONS OF STEAM-BOILERS, BY A COMMITTEE OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE MECHANIC ARTS. Sherman. Dbd, 48pp, text illus. Minor scattered foxing. Very Good. Bache was the Institute's Chairman of the Committee on Explosions, and signed the General Report at the end, in type. Scientific findings are presented, along with draft legislation for a "bill for the regulation of the boilers and engines of vessels propelled in the whole or in part by steam." The second offering comprises "Part II" of the Report. FIRST EDITION. AI 37515 [5]. Not in Sabin.


Book Id: 10503

Price: $250.00

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