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Cowing & Co.'s Catalogue of Pumps, Fire Engines, Hydraulic Rams, and Other Machines and Apparatus Pertaining to Hydraulics (etc.) by Cowing and Company - Paperback - First  Edition - 1871 - from The Prints & The Paper and Biblio.com

Cowing & Co.'s Catalogue of Pumps, Fire Engines, Hydraulic Rams, and Other Machines and Apparatus Pertaining to Hydraulics (etc.)

by Cowing and Company

Condition: Very Good Condition


Seneca Falls NY:: Cowing & Company , 1871. Heavy dark green cloth over paper wraps, with impressed gilt titles and blind-stamped ruled borders. 130 pages with index. An impressively-illustrated (in woodcut) catalog of all types of hand pumps, force pumps, hydraulic pumps, lift pumps, fire fighting equipment, garden equipment, and miscellaneous related manufactured items. The fire engines are of the handtub, or hand-drawn variety. There is also a "protection engine" for home/farm use, a green house engine and a couple of garden engines. Each of thiese is depicted with ornamental scrollwork and other refinements, and each carries a detailed description of the enhancements made to functional parts. Overall very good condition, wtih slight fraying at cover edges, some water stains to covers which are not so apparent externally, but which have mottled the endpapers. None of the staining extends beyond blank endpapers. This is an exceedingly rare and charming little catalog. Cowing & Co. is listed in Romaine, but not this catalog. TRADE CATALOG 5105. First Edition. Limp Cloth. Very Good Condition. Illus. by Wood Engravings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Catalog.
  • Bookseller: The Prints & The Paper US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5105
  • Title: Cowing & Co.'s Catalogue of Pumps, Fire Engines, Hydraulic Rams, and Other Machines and Apparatus Pertaining to Hydraulics (etc.)
  • Author: Cowing and Company
  • Illustrator: Wood Engravings
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Condition
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Cowing & Company
  • Place: Seneca Falls NY:
  • Date published: 1871
  • Keywords: Fire Engines Equipment Hydraulics Hydraulic Rams Pumps Cisterns Wells Garden Water Handtub Hand Pulled Catalog Catalogue Trade Cowing Seneca
  • Bookseller catalogs: !Trade Catalogs;
  • Subjects: REFERENCE / Catalogs;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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