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OF THE

STEAM ENGINE;

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OP ITS

STRUCTURE AND APPLICATION

BY ELIJAH GALLOWAY,

CIVIL ENCIPHER.

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 OF

ENGINES FOR THE APPLICATION OF OTHER

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WITH AN EXPERIMENTAL DISSERTATION ON THE NATURE AND PROPERTIES OF

STEAM AND OTHER ELASTIC VAPOURS; THE STRENGTH AND WEIGHT

OF MATERIALS, &C. &C.

BY LUKE HEBERT,

Editor of the Register of Arte, and Journal or Patent Intention*.

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THOMA8 KELLY, No. 17, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1829.

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MECHANICS OF GREAT BRITAIN,

WHOSE INTELLIGENCE, INGENUITY, AND INDUSTRY,

CONSTITUTE THE WEALTH AND GLORY OF THE PEOPLE,

BT WHOSE TALENT IN CONTRIVANCE AND EXECUTION

IN MACHINERY OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,

STfjis Nation

HAS BEEN ENABLED TO SURPASS ALL OTHERS IN THE EXCELLENCE
OF HER MANUFACTURES,

AND WHO, IN PARTICULAR, HAVE BEEN CHIEFLY INSTRUMENTAL
IN BRINGING

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TO ITS PRESENT STATE OF IMPROVEMENT,

THIS HISTORY OF ITS INVENTION AND PROGRESS

IS DEDICATED,

BY THE AUTHORS.

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