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Creator:
Dodd, George, 1783-1827.
Title:
An historical and explanatory dissertation on steam-engines and steam-packets : with the evidence in full given by the most eminent engineers, mechanists, and manufacturers, to the select committees of the House of Commons; together with the committees' reports, distinguishing and defining safe and unsafe steam-engines, and their proper management : comprising particulars of the fatal explosions of boilers at Norwich, Northumberland, Wells-street, and in America : concluding with a narrative, by Isaac Weld, Esq. of the interesting voyage of the Thames steam-yacht, from Glasgow, in Scotland, to Dublin and London / by Geo. Dodd, civil engineer ; illustrated by two elegant engravings of steam-yachts.
Published/Created:
London : Published for the author by James Asperne, J. M. Richardson & Co., Cornhill; R. Ackerman, Strand; and N. Hailes, London Museum, Piccadilly, 1818.
Physical Description:
[2], xxv, [3], 280 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TJ284 .D63 1818
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court, Strand, London.
Includes the evidence given to the House of Commons Select Committee on steam boats in May 1817.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 334
NSTC, 2D15486
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in quarter calf and marbled boards, with marbled edges. Handwritten index [10] p. tipped in at end.
Subject Terms:
Ackerman, R. -- Publisher.
Asperne, James -- Publisher.
Clowes, W. -- Printer.
Hailes, N. -- Publisher.
J.M. Richardson & Co. -- Publisher.
Steam-boilers.
Steam-engines -- History
Steam-navigation -- History.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1818.
Contributors:
Weld, Isaac, 1774-1856.
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