Stirling Engine Patents: United States Patent Office, 1849-1930

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    First Edition.

    28cmx x 21.5cm. iv, 26 pages, black and white illustrations. Black comb binding, illustrated cream covers.

    Stirling engines, developed in 1816 by Scotsman Robert Stirling to rival the steam engine, were mostly used for low-power domestic applications. It is a closed cycle system, heating a gas to produce mechanical power.

    Minor soiling to covers. Very minor foxing to first and second leaves. Errata slip adhesive taped to front cover verso. Very Good Condition.