DESCRIPTION Of A STEAM HYDRANT. Invented by Charles K. Landis.; With Formulas and Examples How to Construct the Same by John W. Nystrom, Civil Engineer. Charles K. Nystrom Landis, John W. - Contributor.
DESCRIPTION Of A STEAM HYDRANT. Invented by Charles K. Landis.; With Formulas and Examples How to Construct the Same by John W. Nystrom, Civil Engineer.

DESCRIPTION Of A STEAM HYDRANT. Invented by Charles K. Landis.; With Formulas and Examples How to Construct the Same by John W. Nystrom, Civil Engineer.

Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers, No. 9 Sansom Street, 1856. 1st Printing. 14 pp. Fold-out at rear, with 7 figures depicting divers aspects of the "Steam Hydrant". 8vo. 9" x 5-3/4". Later plain light brown paper covers. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Unobtrusive stain to lower portion of title leaf, faint vertical fold-line to pamphlet, otherwise Very Good. Item #49357

Rare scientific treatise on this device, of which Nystrom states, "... it has the superiority it claims, and is what is assumes to be. It reduces the system of raising water to one which is simple and economical."

Not found on OCLC.

Price: $295.00