Oliver Evans: A Chronicle of Early American Engineering.

Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1935. hardcover. 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. very good.

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.

Price: $375.00

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