Exposition of the Principles of Abbott's Hydraulic Engine.

Boston: S. Rowland Hart, Printer, 1835.

Price: $300.00


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7 engreaved plates. 132pp. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth sopine and brown paper over boards, with printed papere label on the upper cover. About fine.

Item #353272

Abbott, a resident of South Reading, Massachusetts, designed a water- powered engine which is described in detail herein. The handsome engravings illustrate how the author's engine worked. Contains a glossary of mechanical terms at the rear. A quite elaborate work of American technology for the time.