London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1760.
1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good. Item #003317
In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, vol. 51, pp. 100-174, 3 folding engraved plates. 4to (221 x 178 mm). Entire volume 60, part I: , 457  pp., 10 folding engraved plates. Bound in 20th century half green calf, spine gilt lettered, blue-sprinkled edges, new endpapers (light tanning of spine and upper rear board). Text crisp and clean with only light age-toning and occasional very minor spotting (title a bit foxed). ----
Roberts/Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica pp. 297-298 (for first separate edition), DSB XII, p.462. FIRST EDITION, journal issue, of Smeaton's paper on waterwheels, for which he received the the Copley Medal of the Royal Society. Of the first work Stanitz says "This treatise, based on skillfully designed and conducted experiments defines (for the first time?) and measures the efficiency of both windmills and watermills and determines the operating conditions for best performance" (Stanitz 59A). - Visit our website to see more images!
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