A fabulous 4 volume antique set "The Elements of Mechanical Engineering" published by The Colliery Engineer Co., prepared for students of the international correspondence school, Scranton, Pa., in 1897. This set is a First Edition, stated on the title page of each volume. All 4 volumes have identical covers of brown cloth covered boards with brown leather at corners and spine, gold embossed lettering on the spines. The covers are faded and show wear to edges and corners. All volumes are nicely bound with marbleized inside boards and endpapers, the end pages have a basic red design (see pictures for condition detail). All volumes are heavily illustrated.
The following is the content of each volume:
Volume I- Page 1 thru 602 with index.Arithmetic, Algebra, Logarithms, Geometry and Trigonometry, Heat, Elementary Mechanics, Hydromechanics, Pneumatics with Practical Questions and Examples
Volume II- Page 603 thru 1214.Steam and Steam Engines, Strength of Materials, Applies Mechanics, Steam Boilers with Practical Questions and Examples
Volume III- Page 1215 thru 1762.Machine Design, Dynamos and Motors with Practical Questions and Examples
Volume VI- Answers to all the questions included in volumes I, II, and III.383 pages.Provides solutions to exercises in first 3 volumes.