Title Modern Machine-Shop Practice: Operation, Construction, and Principles of Shop Machinery, Steam Engines, and Electrical Machinery
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Size Folio - over 12 - 15" tall
Publisher New York, New York, U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1902
Seller ID 000720
Two large volumes bound. Banded spines with gilt titles. Marbled edges and end papers. Boards are scuffed and worn at extremities with corners wearing through. Occasional white paint smudges or droplets to boards. Pages have a wave and occasional spotting, smudges, or foxing. Generally clean and bright internally. Bindings sound. Profuse with black and white drawings and engravings. Large heavy books measuring about 10.5 x 13.5 inches. Joshua Rose was an American mechanical engineer, inventor, engineering journalist and early American writer on management, known for his contributions to the professional literature of mechanical engineering, specifically on tools and machine shop methods and practice. Rose filled his first patent for a rock drill in 1869. In the 1870s he started writing on mechanical engineering, publishing one of his first articles in Scientific American in 1875, entitled "Practical Mechanism.