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The 63 double plates are of Technical drawings from two volumes(Vol.I. Pl.I to Vol.I.Pl.XVIII) to (Vol.II.Pl.I to Vol.II Pl.XLIV) in Geometry, Pumping Machines, Presses, Winding Gear, Pile Engines, Printing Press, Mechanical Instruments, Saw Mill, Watch Escapements, Ship Steam Engines, Telegraph Equipment, Thrashing Machine, Clock Gears, Lathes and Turning Apparatus for boring out Cannons, Windmill, Blowing Machine, Suspension Bridges, Printing Machinery, Beam Engines and much more. This book in bound in a contemporary full leather binding titled and decorated in gilt, with two armorial stamps to both boards, Latin inscription reads Auspicio Regis Et Senatus Angliae . Cover has some signs of wear, general rubbing wear with surface scuffs, mild marking all in good condition, hinges and joints in good order with no cranking, internally book contains only plates, and contains no explanatory text. Book size is 6.25 x 8.625 inches, plates measure 8.5 x 10.5 inches. This volume is very attractive illustrated book of the best of Georgian Engineering and Mechanics, the very start of our Industrial World we have continually built up and developed collectively today. Was Â£550