Oliver Evans: A Chronicle of Early American Engineering.
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Date Published: 1935
Description: Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Illustrated with many b/w plates. 362pp., short thick 4to, two-toned beige cloth (small private library stamps on front/rear endpapers and at base of spine; few pages dinged at bottom edge; rear inner hinge repaired, else very good). Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1935. Very good.
Comments: A comprehensive study of the life and career of Oliver Evans, the inventor of high-pressure steam engines. Scarce. Limited edition of 500 copies, this copy un-numbered.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 156412