The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship before 1900

By: Greenhill, B.

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Large hardcover with red cloth boards and black cloth spine with gilt titles and ruling, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and some ink transfer to top of inside dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First Limited edition of 2000 [1574], pp 190, b&w illustrations and diagrams, bibliography, glossary, index. The advent of steam power was one of the greatest innovations in maritime transport since the development of the three-masted ship. This book examines the history of the merchant steamship, from the introduction of the paddle to screw propulsion and the emergence of efficient compound engines. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED.

Title: The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship before 1900

Author Name: Greenhill, B.

Categories: Maritime, Military History,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

ISBN Number: 0851776183

ISBN Number 13: 9780851776187

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 004575

Keywords: Maritime, Naval, History, ,