ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF BLAKE'S IMPROVED STEAM PUMPS AND PUMPING ENGINES.

[New York? 1890]. Original printed wrappers. Front wrapper has title printed in blue, with vignette of a steam engine in background, and the words, "For Sale By Miller, Chapman & Castle, Butte, Montana." Rear wrapper with an engraving of Blake's Vertical (Marine) Duplex Pump. [2], 78pp, with numerous additional pages [i.e., 15A-15D, 73A-73B, etc.]. Profusely illustrated with the Company's products. Some wrapper spotting and text margin spotting, else Very Good.

A classy showcasing of this Company's steam machinery, with dozens of engravings. It is dated 'January 1, 1890' on page 1. OCLC records several versions of this Catalogue, all of them scarce, one with a San Francisco merchant's name on the front wrapper.
Romaine 193 [reference]. Item #27621

Price: $275.00