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The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2 by  Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers &c.&c. Consulting Engineer  C.M. - Hardcover - 5th & 3rd Editions, Thoroughly Revised - 1892 - from Christopher Baron and Biblio.com

The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2

by Percy, C.M., Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers &c.&c. Consulting Engineer

Condition: Very Good/Later loose protective Jackets


London: Colliery Guardian Co. Ltd., 1892 Two hardbacked volumes, each 155mm x 250mm tall (6" x 9.75" approx.). The Preface in the first volume states, inter alia: "It is convenient and opportune that, simultaneously with this, the Fifth Edition of Volume I, a new edition, the Third of Volume II., thoroughly revised, is placed at the disposal of readers and co-workers in the mining industry at home and abroad.". Volume One: Pp xxviii, 428 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 252 illustrations. Volume Two: Pp xviii, 334 with a steel engraved frontispiece and plate leaves [many folding] with 258 illustrations. Between them the two volumes also have a total of 65pp of mining-related advertisements, several of which are also illustrated. Original bindings of gilt & black-decorated brown cloth-covered boards/gilt titles. Some rubbing to cloth edges and corners and surface creasing to the lower part of the front board of the second volume. Internally very good. A scarce and important work, these volumes are vastly superior in content to the cheap modern reprints currently available.. 5th & 3rd Editions, Thoroughly Revised. Gilt-decorated Cloth. Very Good/Later loose protective Jackets. Lge 8vo..
Multi-volume Set


  • Bookseller: Christopher Baron GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005921
  • Title: The Mechanical Engineering of Collieries - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Author: Percy, C.M., Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers &c.&c. Consulting Engineer
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Later loose protective Jackets
  • Edition: 5th & 3rd Editions, Thoroughly Revised
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Colliery Guardian Co. Ltd.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1892
  • Keywords: Noisbn Mining Mines Technology Engineering Machine Machinery Tools Geology Coal Colliery Collieries Lancashire Warrington Wigan Mechanical Ventilation Engine Engines Boiler Boilers Steam Gearing Lift Lifts Lifting Wire Rope Ropes Hoist Hoists Lifting Hois
  • Bookseller catalogs: Technology; Commerce and Commodities; Topography and Local History; Geology and Mining;
  • Size: Lge 8vo.


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