A sketch of the origin and progress of steam navigation
from authentic documents.
First edition. Small 4to, [viii], iv, 140pp., additional pictorial lithographed title, 16 full-page lithograph plates, illustrations in text; tiny waterstain to lower margin of last few plates, occasional light spotting. Contemporary brown morocco gilt by Remnant, Edmonds & Remnants, covers with gilt borders, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth, others richly gilt, large pictorial gilt device to upper cover, raised bands, all edges gilt; hinges a bit rubbed.