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Worthington Pump Handbook. Design, Construction, and Application of All Commercial Pumps, with laid in Trade Standards in the Pump Industry

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Worthington Pump Handbook. Design, Construction, and Application of All Commercial Pumps, with laid in Trade Standards in the Pump Industry

by Worthington Engineers

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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New York: Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation, 1927. First Edition, First Issue, Total Issue 10,000, 1927. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. 8vo, 74, 63, 19, 28, 144, 26, 47, 37 (Tables), 20 (Index), (4) pp. Profusely illustrated, with tables and 2 fold-out charts. Near Fine, prior owner name and city front paste down. Together with laid-in "Trade Standards in the Pump Industry", Recommended by The Hydraulic Society, 1921, published by Worthington Machinery Company, 8vo, printed brown stapled wrappers, 18 pages. Near Fine. Henry R. Worthington, (1817-1880), was the inventor of the direct acting steam pump and one of the founding members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He started the Worthington Pump Works in 1845, which in 1899 became the Steam Pump Company. That was followed in 1916 by the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corp., which from 1952-1967 was the Worthington Corporation, and in 1967 merged into Studebaker. While the Handbook is not limited in institutional holdings, it is SCARCE in today's market. No records at OCLC for Trade Standards in the Pump Industry. Contents: 1 Worthington Pump Works (1845–1899) 2 International Steam Pump Company (1899–1916) 3 Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation (1916–1952) 4 Worthington Corporation (1952–1967) 5 Merger with Studebaker (1967). First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
008511
Title
Worthington Pump Handbook. Design, Construction, and Application of All Commercial Pumps, with laid in Trade Standards in the Pump Industry
Author
Worthington Engineers
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1927
Bookseller catalogs
Americana;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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