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Author: Thurston Subject: Steam
Format: Hardback Sub-Subject: Engineer
Non-Fiction Subject: Engineering & Technology Printing Year: 1850-1899
Language: English Date of Publication: 1850-1899
Charles Darwin Lyell Huxley: Hooker zoogeography Species Variation

I have here for sale a book entitled A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine by Robert Thurston. Contents : Chapter I. Steam Engine As A Simple machine II. Steam Engine As A Train Of Mechanism III. Development Of The Modern Steam Engine IV & V. Modern Steam Engine. VI. Steam Engine Of Today VII & VIII. Philosophy Of The Steam Engine

Published in 1883 by Kegan Paul and Trench. Bound in red and black decorated boards, black endpapers.

479 pages, 19cm by 12cm. This was published as part of the International Scientific Series, Volume XXIV.

Very good condition with both boards firmly attached, black endpapers and no pages loose or missing. 

I have a complete collection of all 98 volumes of the International Scientific Series and again, if you are interested in any or all of them, please just ask me.

International Scientific Series x 98

Animal Intelligence by Romanes 1882

Animal Magnetism by Binet and Fere 1891

Animal Mechanism a treatise on terrestrial and aerial locomotion by Marey 1874

Animal Parasites and Messmates by Van Beneden 1876

Anthropoid Apes by Hartmann 1885

Ants Bees and Wasps by Lord Avebury 1906

Atomic Theory by Wurtz trans by Cleminshaw 1880

Brain and its functions by Luys 1881

Brain as an Organ of the Mind by Bastian 1902

Buds and Stipules by Lubbock 1899

Chemistry of Light and Photography by Vogel 1888

Colour a text book of modern chromatics by Rood 1904

Colours of Animals by Bagnall Poulton 1890

Common Sense of the Exact Sciences by Kingdon Clifford 1898

Crayfish an introduction to the study of zoology by Huxley 1881

Crystals by Tutton 1911

Diseases of Memory an essay in the positive psychology by Ribot 1882

Doctrine of Descent and Darwinism by Schmidt 1875

Earthquakes and other earth movements by Milne 1886

Elementary Meteorology by Scott 1907

Evolution and Function of living purposive matter by Macnamara 1910

Evolution by Atrophy in biology and sociology by Demoor, Massart, Vandervelde trans Mitchell 1899

Evolution of Forces by Gustave le Bon 1908

Evolution of the Art of Music by Parry 1896

Fallacies a view of logic from the practical side by Sidgwick 1901

Fermentation by Schutzenberger 1876

Five Senses of Man by Bernstein 1876

Foods by Edward Smith 1873

Forms of Water in clouds and river, ice and glaciers by Tyndall 1872

Fresh Water Algae with an enumeration of all British Species by Cooke 1890

Fungi: their nature, influence and uses by Cooke and Berkeley 1875

General Physiology of Muscles and Nerves by Rosenthal 1883

Geographical and Geological distribution of animals by Heilprin 1894

Geological History of Plants by Dawson 1888

Handbook of Greek and Latin Palaeography by Maunde Thompson 1893

History of Crustacea by Stebbing 1893

History of the Growth of the Steam Engine by Thurston 1883

Human Species by Quatrefages 1881

Ice-Work Present and Past by Bonney 1896

Illusions a psychological study by Sully 1887

International Law with materials for a code of international law by Levi 1887

Jelly-fish, Star-fish and Sea-urchins by Romanes 1885

Life and Growth of Language by Whitney 1875

Mammalia in their relation to primeval times by Schmidt 1885

Man and the Glacial Period by Frederick Wright 1892

Man before Metals by Joly 1883

Manual of British Discomycetes all species of Fungi by Phillips 1887

Microbes, Ferments and Moulds by Trouessart 1886

Money and Mechanism of Exchange by Stanley Jevons 1896

Music its laws and evolution by Combarieu 1910

Nature of Light, with a General Account of Physical Optics by Lommel 1875

New Chemistry by Cooke 1874

New Physics and its Evolution by Poincare 1907

Organs of Speech by Hermann von Meyer 1883

Origin of Cultivated Plants by Candolle 1884

Origin of floral Structures through insect agencies by Henslow 1888

Origin of Plant Structures by Henslow 1895

Physics and Politics or thoughts on the application of the principles of Natural Selection and inheritance to political society by Bagehot 1886

Physiology of Bodily Exercises by Lagrange 1889

Primitive Family in its origin and development by Starcke 1889

Race and Language by Lefevre 1894

Radioactive Substances by Makower 1908

Responsibility in Mental Disease by Maudsley 1874

Science of Politics by Amos 1883

Seedlings - contribution to our knowledge by Lubbock 1896

Senses, instincts and intelligence of Animals special reference to Insects by Lubbock 1889

Sight an expo of monocular and binocular vision by Le Conte 1881

Socialism New and Old by Graham 1890

Studies in Spectrum Analysis by Lockyer 1878

Study of Sociology by Spencer 1877

Sun by Young 1882

Theory of Sound in its relation to music by Pietro Blasnera 1883

Transformation of the Animal World by Desperet 1909

Variation in animals and plants by Vernon 1903

Volcanoes what they are and what they teach by Judd 1881

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Hi there I have a separate full time job but I love books and have a great collection built up over the years. I sell a few books and I buy a few books. I am very interested in Afghanistan, Bokhara, Khiva, India and China and anything from the first half of the nineteenth century or earlier could well be of interest to me!
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