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A treatise on navigation by steam; comprising a history of the steam engine, and an essay towards a system of the naval tactics peculiar to steam navigation, as applicable both to commerce and maritime warfare; including a comparison of its advantages as related to other systems in the circumstances of speed, safety and economy, but more particularly in that of the national defence. Preview this item
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A treatise on navigation by steam; comprising a history of the steam engine, and an essay towards a system of the naval tactics peculiar to steam navigation, as applicable both to commerce and maritime warfare; including a comparison of its advantages as related to other systems in the circumstances of speed, safety and economy, but more particularly in that of the national defence.

Author: John Ross, Sir
Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1828.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1850
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ross, John, Sir, 1777-1856.
Treatise on navigation by steam.
London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green; [etc.] 1828
(OCoLC)782012060
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ross, Sir
OCLC Number: 1116923
Notes: "List of authors on the subject of steam": p. 174.
Author's presentation copy.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxiii, 182 pages, 1 leaf, 68 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, diagrams 28 x 23 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated with plates and engravings. By Captain John Ross.

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