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HISTORY AND PROGRESS

OF THE

STEAM ENGINE;

caith a Practical Investigation

OF ITS-

STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION.

BY ELIJAH GALLOWAY,

CIVIL ENGINEER.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

AN EXTENSIVE APPENDIX,

CONTAINING MINUTE DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE VARIOUS IMPROVED
BOILERS; THE CONSTITUENT PARTS OF STEAM ENGINES; THE
MACHINERY USED IN STEAM NAVIGATION ; THE NEW PLANS

FOR STEAM CARRIAGES ; AND A VARIETY OP
ENGINES FOR THE APPLICATION OF OTHER

Motive powers,

WITH AN EXPERIMENTAL DISSERTATION ON THE NATURE AND PROPERTIES OF
STEAM AND OTHER ELASTIC VAPOURS; THE STRENGTH AND WEIGHT

OF MATERIALS, &c. &c.

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