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The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship before 1900

By: Greenhill, B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004575

ISBN: 0851776183

Condition: Very Good


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 effici... View more info