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The Newcomen Society for the study of the history of Engineering and Technology Transactions Hardcover – 1953


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xvi, 298 p. 26 cm. 55 text figures, 44 b&w plates at rear + one frontispiece. Vellum spine with brown cloth. Contains list of officers of the Society for these years, annual reports, statements of accounts, obituaries. Articles: "Windshafts" by Rex Wailes; "Norris Locomotives in England 1832-1842" by P. Dewhurst; "Early History of Patents for Invention" by M. Frumkin; "La Mission de Gabriel Jars Dans Les Mines et Les Usines Britanniques en 1764" by Jean Chevalier; "The Malham Moore Mines, Yorks., 1790-1830" by A. Raistrick; "A Ruling Engine Used by Sir John Barton" by P. Grodzinski; "Trevithick and the Merthyr Tramroad" by S. Mercer; "Distillation: The Invention of the Rectifying Column" by Prof. Ir. R. J. Forbes"; "Liverpool Warehouse Hoists" by T. M. Hoskison; "Brake Wheels and Wallflowers" by H. O. Clark and Rex Wailes; "The Origin of Transatlantic Steam Navigation, 1819-1833" by H. P. Spratt; "Some Account of Locked-Coil and Flattened-Strand Wire-Ropes" by T. H. Davies; "Wolverhampton as the Site of the First Newcomen Engine" by W. O. Henderson; "John Smith of Coven, Engineer, 1827-1879" by David H. Tew; Trevithick Birthplace Memorial; "Trevithick, Rastrick and the Hazledine Foundry, Bridgnorth" by S. Morley Tonkin; "Early Railways in Derbyshire" by B. Baxter; "Tyneside Tramroads of Northumberland" by Charles E. Lee; "Norfolk Windmills Part 1: Corn Mills" by Rex Wailes; "The Speaking Machine Through the Ages" by J. Voskuil; "The Marquis of Worcester and Caspar Calthoff" by G. Doorman.

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