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Author Name:    Aquitania) Engineering

Title:   White Star Triple-Screw Atlantic Liners Olympic and Titanic

Publisher:    Offices of Engineering, London, 1914, 

Seller ID:   76259

(Aquitania). The Quadruple-Screw Turbine-Driven Cunard Liner "Aquitania" constructed and engined by Messrs. John Brown and Co., Ltd., Sheffield and Clydebank. Reprinted from Engineering. London: "Offices of Engineering", 1914. First Edition. Pp.(6),vii-viii,[1]-84 + 12 double-page plates. Illustrated throughout with photos, drawings and diagrams. Triple column. Large 4to, original blue cloth with gilt lettering. Text Sections : 1. Introductory; 2. The Structural Details, Passenger Accommodation and Equipment of the Ship; 3.The Propelling Machinery of the Ship; 4. The Works of the Builders. Plates: I. The Aquitania Before the Launch. II. Longitudinal Section and Hold Plans. III. , IV., Deck Plans. V. High-Pressure and Intermediate-Pressure Ahead Turbines and High-Pressure Astern Turbines VI. The Low-Pressure Ahead and Astern Turbines, with Details of Thrust-Block. VII. General Arrangementof Turbine Machinery. VIII. , IX. Steam Valves for the Manoevering of the Ship. X. Starting Platform and Valve Interlocking Gear. XI. Weir's "Uniflux" Condensers. XII. General Arrangement of Two of the Four Boiler Rooms. XIII. Double-Ended Boiler. Light wear to cloth, corners bumped, an attractive copy. Very scarce in the original. 750.00


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