Modern Power Engineering: An Entirely New and Practical Work on Present-day Types of Steam Turbines, Steam Reciprocating Engines, Boilers and Boiler Plant, Gas and Oil Engines, Water Turbines, Pumps, Coal Mining Machinery Etc.

By: Regnauld, A

Price: £50.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


4 volume set, all have numerous black and white photographs and drawings, plus technical detail. Volume I: 248pp, 9 plates, 1 in colour. Volume II: 246pp, 9 plates, 1 folding. Volume III: 231pp, 9 plates, 1 colour, plus a 3-layer colour schematic of a model of a steam turbine (impulse type) to front pastedown. Volume IV: 255pp, index to 4 volumes, 8 plates plus a 3-layer colour schematic of a model of a Babcock & Wilcox boiler to front pastedown. All 4 volumes in maroon blind-stamped boards, gilt titling, generally very bright with slight fading where dustwrapper has loss. Some foxing mainly to endpapers. All dustwrappers present, generally small losses to edges and spine head/tail to volumes II-IV, volume I is missing lower third of spine plus other edge/corner loss. That said, all wrappers now in removeable protective sleeves and are very presentable. The set is undated but probably circa 1920-25. Fascinating period reference, much content on railways, but much more besides. Heavy set, approx 6kg, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost.

Title: Modern Power Engineering: An Entirely New and Practical Work on Present-day Types of Steam Turbines, Steam Reciprocating Engines, Boilers and Boiler Plant, Gas and Oil Engines, Water Turbines, Pumps, Coal Mining Machinery Etc.

Author Name: Regnauld, A

Categories: Railways - Locomotives, Science & Technology, Industrial Archaeology,

Publisher: London, Caxton Publishing Company Limited:

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 031024