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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.
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
Publisher: Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Conn, 1957,: 1957
Item: 1.00 Item
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