Mechanical Movements: Powers, Devices and Appliances use in Constructive and Operative Machinery and the Mechanical Arts...
Gardner D. Hiscox

Mechanical Movements: Powers, Devices and Appliances use in Constructive and Operative Machinery and the Mechanical Arts...

New York: Norman W. Hensley, 1899. First edition First edition. Hardcover in green cloth ornately lettered in gilt (this copy with the further imprint "Compliments of The Peerless Rubber Mfg. Co., 16 Warren St., New York"). About very good, wear at the extremities and edges. Front pastedown and first page is color tinted advert for "Rainbow Packing"; 402 pp. with index, adverts at rear. Illustrated with sixteen hundred and forty nine engravings. Form the preface, "...an illustrated and condensed work of reference for the inventor, the mechanical student, the artisan and the workingman..." . Section headings on the transmission of power (rpoes, belts, gears), measurment of power (speed, pressure, weight), steam power (boilers, engines, valves, etc.), steam appliances, motive power, hydraulics, air power appliances (windmills, bellows, compressors, etc), electric power, navigation and raods, gears, horological, mining, etc. etc. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: E20088)

$75.00

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