This fascinating and historically useful book dates to 1859 and was published in the US. Aimed at the steam engineer it discusses and analyses the performance of steamship experiments at the time. This was the era of steam and covers British gun boats in China as well as 7 screw steam ships from the UK and America.
Please see images for condition. This is ex-libris and externally shows signs of fading to the cloth boards. Internally it is all complete and still quite tight on the binding. 127 pp.
Dimensions: 23 x 15.2 x 1.8 cm or 9.1 x 6 x 0.7 inches.
Weight: 284 grams or 182 penny weight.