An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a General View of the Various Modes of Employing Elastic Vapour as a Prime Mover in Mechanics; with an Appendix of Patents and Parliamentary Papers Connected with the Subject
J. Taylor at the Architectural Library, 1822 - 277 էջ
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