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.
London : Published for the author by James Asperne, J. M. Richardson & Co., Cornhill; R. Ackerman, Strand; and N. Hailes, London Museum, Piccadilly, 1818.
, xxv, , 280 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Steam-boilers. | Steam-engines -- History | Steam-navigation -- History. | Asperne, James -- Publisher. | J.M. Richardson & Co. -- Publisher. | Ackerman, R. -- Publisher. | Hailes, N. -- Publisher. | Clowes, W. -- Printer.