A treatise on navigation by steam;
comprising a history of the steam engine, and an essay towards a system of the naval tactics peculiar to steam navigation, as applicable both to commerce and maritime warfare; including a comparison of its advantages as related to other systems in the circumstances of speed, safety and economy, but more particularly in that of the national defence.
Illustrated with plates and engravings. By Captain John Ross.
|Main Author:||Ross, John, Sir, 1777-1856.|
London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green; [etc., etc.] 1828.
Naval art and science.
Steam-engines > Steam-engines / Early works to 1850.
Author's presentation copy.
"List of authors on the subject of steam": p. 174.
xxiii, 182p., 1 ℓ., 68p.
front., illus., pl., diagrs.
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