A SHORT TREATISE ON THE APPLICATION OF STEAM, WHEREBY IS CLEARLY SHEWN FROM ACTUAL EXPERIMENTS, THAT STEAM MAY BE APPLIED TO PROPEL BOATS...

Rumsey, James.

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New York: (1850). Pages 1014 - 1102. With a steel engraving and a large fold out lithograph. 9 x 6 inches. Disbound. (Item ID: 3618)

Reprint of the original Philadelphia, 1788 edition, extracted form "The Documentary History of the States of New York, Volume II. Accompanied by John Fitch's "The Original Steam-boat Supported; or, a Reply to Mr. James Rumsey's Pamphlet... Important documents in the controversy of who first invented the steam boat.



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