New York: Published by Alexander V. Blake, 1842.
Frontispiece of Brunton's portable Engine and Patent Fire Regulator, in the Appendix there illustrations in the text of the steam engine and various mechanical parts as well as a full page illustration of the locomotive engine. 24 pages publisher's advertisements at back dated New York, 1842. 1 vols. 8vo. Steam Engine and Locomotive. The two parts in one volume. Contemporary sheep, black label. Joints cracked, quite rubbed, some light marginal browning, ownership signatures, else a very good copy Item #28242
In addition to the Steam Engine, chemical and mechanical engineering portions and the recipes not only for dyeing fabrics, there are also recipes for making inks, dyeing woods, glues, varnishes, water-proofing boots, curing hams, making hand lotion, candles and other sundries.