London: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #25589
Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, black leather labels lettered in gold on the spines. With several large foldout diagrams. The set includes patent #s 526-561, 1876-1900, 2178-2200, 2265-2300 and 2754-2786. Among them are Producing and Applying Motive Power by John Bourne; Aerial Navigation by Richard B. Boyman; Manufacture of Cast Steel by Charles William Siemens; Breech-loading Fire Arms by Clinton Brooman; Propelling Vessels by William R. Lake; Counting and Registering Apparatus by Charles P. Wilcox; Driving and Moving Steam Cultivators by Robert Brett; Obtaining Panoramic Pictures by Photography by Joseph Raine; Feed Apparatus for Steam Boilers by Alexander Melville Clark; Gunpowder Mills by Vincent Wanostrocht; Compositions for Producing Artificial Stone, Cement, etc., by Charles Holland; Steam Boilers by John Millward; Steam Engines by Edward Wood; Apparatus for Propelling Persons in the Water by John Mabson; Improvements in Railways by Thomas Worth; Hot Air Engines by James D. Churchill; Armour for Vessels and Fortifications by George Davies; Compound and Mould for Artificial Teeth by William E. Newton. All the volumes are complete and the overall condition is about very good (some minor stains, tears to foldouts, light wear to extremities). ; Large Octavo.