Nathan Read: His Invention of the Multi-Tubular Boiler and Portable High-Pressue Engine [Inscribed Copy]
by Read, David
Hurd and Houghton. Hardcover. New York, 1870. 12mo, publisher's green cloth, 201 pp. Inscribed by the author, who was Read's nephew, in the date of publication: Hanson H. Read / Chicago / with the respects of the / author / Burlington / April 7th, 1870. Title continues: and Discovery of the True Mode of Applying Steam-Power to Navigation and Railways. very good plus copy with fine contents and some normal shelfwear and soiling to boards. An uncommon title on Nathan Read, illustrated with diagrams of his inventions. A scarce title, which despite being published by Hurd and Houghton only survives in three libraries per multiple OCLC entries. . Fine. 1870. First Edition. (Inventory #: 16005)
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