THE POWER OF STEAM
WRITTEN BY A.S.A BRIGGS
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S STEAM AGE
This book tells the story of steam power from its beginnings in the ancient world through to the vintage steam preservation movement of the recent day. The book describes and illustrates both railways, the iron horses of the age of steam, and also the many other forms of steam engine. The book has a lot of beautiful illustrattions.
1. Making steam work
2. James Watt and the industrial revolution
3. The gospel of steam
5. Power for the world
6. Vintage technology
The book is used, but it is in good condition, hard cover, 208 pages, English text.
ISBN : 0 7181 2076 0