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Creator:
Woodcroft, Bennet, 1803-1879.
Title:
A sketch of the origin and progress of steam navigation from authentic documents / by Bennet Woodcroft, professor of machinery in University College, London ; with illustrations.
Published/Created:
London : Taylor, Walton, and Maberly, booksellers and publishers to University College, Upper Gower Street, and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row, 1848.
Physical Description:
[10], iv, 140 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VM615 .W66 1848
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Lithographs by Charles F. Cheffins; after John C. Bourne and H. B. Barlow.
Printed by C. Whittingham.
"Appeared afterwards as a paper on 'Steam navigation' in the 'Transactions of the Society of arts,' 1852."--DNB.
Added engraved t.p. printed on vellum backed with cloth. Letterpress t.p. printed on paper backed with cloth.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 348
NSTC, 2W30237
DNB, LXII, p. 388
"List of patents, nearly all of which are for propelling vessels, and other documents relating to propelling, which the author has prepared for publication": p. [122]-140.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf. Bookplate on inside front cover: Liverpool Library, Lyceum, Bold Street.
Subject Terms:
Liverpool Library -- Bookplate.
Patents -- Great Britain.
Steam-navigation -- History.
Steamboats.
Taylor, Walton, and Maberly -- Publisher.
Transportation -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1848.
Lithographs -- 1848.
Contributors:
Cheffins, Charles F, lithographer.
Bourne, John C, ill.
Barlow, H. B. (Henry Bernoulli), ill.
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