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The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame. , Baker, Thomas.

Author Name    Baker, Thomas.

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

Binding   Cloth.

Book Condition   Good.

Jacket Condition   No Jacket.

Edition   First Edition.

Size   12mo - over 6"

Publisher   London: J. S. Hodson. 1857.

Seller ID   00003

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

Poem, Cantos

Price = 200.00 USD

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