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1 Baker, Henry F. IMPROVEMENT IN STEAM BOILER FURNACES.
Boston? 1846 
8pp. Baker promotes slow combustion, reflective radiation, & full utilization of fuel. Baker from Boston. No copies listed per OCLC (10/14). (3665907051)
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2 Board of Supervising Inspectors of Steam-Vessels. REPORT ON SAFETY-VALVE TESTS, MADE AT THE U.S. NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C., Removed.
Washington, DC 1875 8vo 
75pp. W/o wrps, ever? Many diagrams and illus. (5118481185)
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3 Harrison, Joseph Jr. AN ESSAY ON THE STEAM-BOILER.
Phila. 1873 
55,41,(1)pp. Removed. Fold. plate. With the pink paper patent presentation. Mansell National Union Catalog of Pre-1956 Imprints cites 3 locations, while OCLC locates only one copy. (3016190426)
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4 Isherwood, B. F. EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES IN STEAM ENGINEERING, BY CHIEF ENGINEER B. F. ISHERWOOD, U. S. NAVY, CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STEAM ENGINEERING, NAVY DEPARTMENT (VOL II ONLY)
Philadelphia 1865 Large 4to 
cxi,502pp. W/ 30 full p. plates (of steamers, naturally) and eight gate fold tables (unlisted). Text is solid in half lea (top of bkstrp splitting 4" on each side, bottom w/ same on one side). Covers damped, rear w/ cloth loosening. Preface w/ damp very light ghosting above text, preface and first 100 p. w/ same. Last several plates w/ pronounced marginal dampness, last hundred pages the same incremental towards end. Only copy on line is a two vol set at nineteen hundred (10/14). Extra shipping. For this second vol (6015842727)
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5 U.S. Secretary of State LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

Accompanied w/a list of the names of persons who have invented any new & useful art, machine, manufacture or composition of matter…to whom patents have issued… DC, 1805, 48pp. Covers 1790-1804. Removed. James Fitch, James Rumsey, Oliver Evans & Eli Whitney all present, thank you. (4011457245)
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6 Urban, Sylvanus (ed) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE: AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE (1793, PART 1)
London 1793 
684,(14)indexpp. First ed. W/o covers, tp soiled. All edges untrimmed. The text separated at p. 201. Two leaves with tears. Has all 19 plates. Expected foxing. One lib stamp on tp. Mentions James Rumsey's steamboat on the Thames (spelt Ramsey). Single issues for this decade on line at forty five. For the six issues and index (5972638830)
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