Memoir on Steamboats of the United States of America

By: MARESTIER, Jean Baptiste Marine Historical Association.

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MARESTIER, Jean Baptiste. Memoir on Steamboats of the United States of America . Translated by Sidney Withington. Mystic, Conn. : Marine Historical Association, 1957. Pp (2),iii-x,1-90. Illustrated. Drawings and tables in the text. 8vo, blue printed card covers.

Marine Historical Association No. 31.
A translation of Mémoire sur les bateaux à vapeur des Etats-Unis d'Amerique , ( printed originally by The Royal Press, Paris, 1824) the "definitive study of the earliest practical steamboats", illustrated with truly fine examples of technical drawing.

Articles :

Article I. Application of steam engines to navigation.

Article II. Design and dimensions of steamboats.

Article III. Detaled description of some steamboats and horse-operated boats.

Article IV. Steam engines installed in boats in America.

Includes the following ships: the Chancellor Livingston, the Fulton, the Washington, the Savannah, the Paragon, the Surprise, the Aetna.

Many others from Boston, Norfolk, New York, Phladelphia, Baltimore, &c.

Spine faded, slightly rubbed, else very good. 40.00

Title: Memoir on Steamboats of the United States of America

Author Name: MARESTIER, Jean Baptiste Marine Historical Association.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Conn, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 28967

Keywords: NAUTICAL MERCANTILE STEAMSHIPS SHIPS UNITED STATES TRANSPORTATION 19TH AMERICAN SHIPPING HISTORY MASSACHUSETTS,