AN EXPOSITION OF SOME OF THE NATURAL MECHANICAL ACTIONS, CONNECTED WITH THE RUNNING GEARS OF RAIL ROAD CARRIAGES: THEIR LIABILITIES, AS NOW USED, AND THE BENEFITS TO BE DERIVED FROM THE USE OF "THE JOINTED AXLE," INVENTED BY JAMES STIMPSON. James Stimpson.

AN EXPOSITION OF SOME OF THE NATURAL MECHANICAL ACTIONS, CONNECTED WITH THE RUNNING GEARS OF RAIL ROAD CARRIAGES: THEIR LIABILITIES, AS NOW USED, AND THE BENEFITS TO BE DERIVED FROM THE USE OF "THE JOINTED AXLE," INVENTED BY JAMES STIMPSON

Baltimore, MD: Samuel Sands, printed by, 1838. First Edition. Paper covers. Item #46022

Sixteen pages with text of letter to James Prentiss, Esq. with Stimpson's highly detailed explanation of his improvements in wheel-axle technology. Includes an engraved diagram of the running gear with explanation. Two signatures and covers stitched with twine. Plain covers worn, soiled and spotted. A good copy in handsome red cloth traycase.

Price: $350.00