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Fulton, Robert, 1765–1815

A treatise on the improvement of canal navigation : exhibiting the numerous advantages to be derived from small canals and boats of two to five feet wide, containing from two to five tons burthen : with a description of the machinery for facilitating conveyance by water through the most mountainous countries, independent of locks and aqueducts : including observations on the great importance of water communications : with thoughts on, and designs for, aqueducts and bridges of iron and wood : illustrated with seventeen plates / by R. Fulton, civil engineer.

London : Published by I. & J. Taylor at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, 1796.
Physical Description:
xvi, 144 pages, 17 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TC744 .F85 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Related Content:
View the catalog record for letters from Robert Fulton to Edmund Cartwright
Engravings by and after Robert Fulton.
English short title catalogue, T101123
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 26201
BEIN Ucn25 +796f Copy 2: Bd. with: Chapman, Wm. Observations on the various systems of canal navigation. London, 1797.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in tan half calf with marbled boards. Two ALS from Robert Fulton to Edmund Cartwright (dated Paris. Sept. 20th, 1797 and Paris. Feb. 16th 1798) tipped in at front.
Subject Terms:
Canals -- Early works to 1800.
Cartwright, Edmund -- ALS from Robert Fulton.
Fulton, Robert -- ALS to Edmund Cartwright.
Inland navigation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Inland water transportation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1796.
I. and J. Taylor's Architectural Library (London, England), publisher.

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