The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame.

By: Baker, Thomas.

Price: $200.00

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Dark green cloth, blocked and lettered in gold. Signature of previous owner in ink on front paste-down. Baker, the author of many books on civil engineering, wrote this poem as a history of and a tribute to steam power. He included some 54 pages of additional annotations to his poem, from discussion of brittle cast-iron rails to the etymology of the word 'navvies'. T(homas) Baker died 1871

Title: The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame.

Author Name: Baker, Thomas.

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: London:, J. S. Hodson.: 1857.

Binding: Cloth.

Book Condition: Good.

Jacket Condition: No Jacket.

Size: 12mo - over 6¾"

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 00003

Keywords: Poem, Cantos