The Technical Publishing Company, Manchester, 1902, first edition, hardback, no d/w, 12mo, pp vii + 187 + , 187 b&w illustrations.
In this book the author described the leading types of pump and pumping engines available at the start of the twentieth century as users would have received them, that is in the finished state. Particulars are given concerning construction and capabilities and, as far as possible, of results acually obtained, as would be of assistance to engineers, manufacturers and others in the difficult task of making the best selection for their service from the many proposals they may have had before them. Five pages of adverts at rear.
Good condition. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. Blind stamped decoration to front and rear boards. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Other than title page which is more heavily tanned, pages lightly tanned but unmarked. Ownership inscription on ffep. Binding sound.