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Tanner, 797, 0. Description of the Canals and Railroads of the
United States. By H. S. Tanner. New York, 1840. Totten, 1114 & 1115, 0. Essays on Hydraulic and Common Mor
tars, and on Lime-burning. Translated from the French of Gen. Treussart, M. Petot, & M. Courtois. With Brief Observations on Common Mortars, Hydraulic Mortars, and Concretes, and An Account of Some Experiments made therewith at Fort Adams, Newport Harbor, Rhode Island, from 1825 to 1838. By Col. J. G. Totten. 2 copies. Phi
ladelphia, 1938. Tredgold, 711, Q. The Steam Engine--and an Investigation of its
Principles for Navigation, Manufactures, and Railroads. By
Invention. By Thomas Tredgold. London, 1827. Vaughan, 732, O. Tracts on Docks and Commerce. By William
Vaughan. London, 1839. Vicat, 644, O. Treatise on Calcareous Mortars and Cements—Arti
ficial and Natural. By L. J. Vicat. Translated by Capt.
J. T. Smith. London, 1837. Virginia, 1089, 0. Annual Reports of the Board of Public Works,
to the General Assembly of Virginia; and other Documents on Subjects connected with the Fund for Internal Improvements. Vol. 3, 6th Report, for 1821; to vol. 13, 29th Re.
port, for 1844, inclusive. Walker, 91 & 92, O. Report to the Directors of the Liverpool and
Manchester Railway, on the Comparative Merits of Locomotive and Fixed Engines, as a Moving Power. By James
Walker. 2 copies. Philadelphia, 1831. Weale, 1129, F. The Public Works of the United States. Parts 1 and 2. Wood, 435, O. A Practical Treatise on Railroads. By Nicholas
Wood. 1st Am. ed. By G. W. Smith. 1832.
Pamphlets, 902, 0. ON RAILWAYS AND STEAM-IN 3 vols.
Vol. 1, containing Journal of Elemental Locomotion, or Monthly Advocate of the Advantages to arise from the Substitution of Inanimate for Animate Power, and Reporter of all Projects, Inventions, Discoveries, Patents, &c., of National Utility. Edited by
Alexander Gordon, Esq., Civil Engineer. London, 1832. The Advantages and Profits of the Southampton Railway
Analysed. London, 1834. Extracts from the Evidence given on the London and Southamp.
ton Railway Bill, as printed by order of the House of Lords. Great Western Railway. Extracts from the Minutes of Evi.
dence on the London and Birmingham Railway Bill, together
with Abstracts from Acts of Parliament, London, 1833. Proceedings of the Great Western Railway Company, with
Extracts from the Evidence given in Support of the Bill, before the Committee of the House of Commons, in the Session
of 1834. London, 1834. Extracts from the Minutes of Evidence given before the Com
mittee of the House of Commons on the Great Western Rail.
way Bill. Bristol, 1834. The Great Western Railway, compared with other Railways.
London, 1835. Two Reports addressed to the Liverpool and Manchester
Railway Company, on the Projected North Line of Railway, from Liverpool to the Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal.
By Charles Vignoles and Joseph Locke. Liverpool, 1835. Statements, &c., relative to the London and Blackwall Rail.
way. London, 1836. Liverpool and Manchester Railway: Answer of the Direc
tors to an Article in the Edinburgh Review, for October,
1832. Liverpool, 1832. The Advantages of Railways with Locomotive Engines, espe
cially the London and Greenwich Railway. London, 1833. Practice of Agriculture, as Regards the Construction of
Roads. (Imperfect). A Letter addressed to Nicholas Wood Esq., on that portion of
Chapter IX. of his Treatise on Railroads, entitled “Compa- . rative Performances of Motive Power on Canals and Rail.
roads." By Thomas Grahame, Esq. Glasgow, 1831. Observations on the Comparative Merits of Canals and Rail.
ways. London, 1832. Mr. Gurney's Observations on Steam Carriages on Turnpike
Roads. London, 1832.
Debate on the Presentation of Mr. Gurney's Petition, praying
for the Repeal of the Legislative Restrictions on Steam En
gines running on Common Roads. London, 1834. Address to the Shareholders of the London and Birming
ham Steam Carriage Company. 902, 0.
Vol. 2, containing
the Steam Engine. Translated from the French.
tingham, 1835. Experiments on the Transverse Strength and other Proper.
ties of Malleable Iron, with reference to its Uses for Railway
By Peter Barlow, F.R.S. London, 1835.
cerned in Steam Power, whether as applied to Rail-Roads,
Francis Maceroni. London, 1835.
loway, Esq., M. R. I., Civil Engineer. London, 1832. 902, 0.
Vol. 3, containing
regard to Railway Bills. London, 1836,
lutions of the House of Commons thereon. London, 1836. On the Superior Advantages of the Patent Improved Steam
Boilers, Invented by Elisha Haydon Collier, Civil Engineer;
Steam Vessels. London.
ferent Lines of Railway; and on the Use of Locomotive En.
Statements illustrative of the Necessity for Additional Means of
Communication between London and Blackwall. With an Examination of the Comparative Suitableness of the Railways projected by the London and Blackwall Railway Company (George Stephenson Esq., Engineer), and Blackwall Commercial Railway Company (Sir John Rennie, Engineer), to
supply those additional means. London, 1836. A Letter in Reply to Observations on the subject of the Midland
Counties' Railway, by N. W. Cundy, C. E. By Matthew
Babington. Leicester, 1835.
nuation of the Debate in the House of Commons, 12th May,
Packets with British America. London, 1835.
of David Pollock Esq. on the Summing-up of the Evidence of
in support of Sir John Rennie's, or Direct Line. London, 1836. Railroads. Statements and Reflections thereon; particularly
with Reference to the proposed Railroad without a Tunnel, and the Competition for the Line between London and Brighton. By a Shareholder; at the request of other Share
holders. London, 1836. Vorschlag zur herstellung einer Eisenbahn im gross herzog
thum Baden von manheim bis Basel und an den Bodensee,
&c. &c. Von L. Newhouse. Karlsruhe, 1833. Observations on a General Iron Railway (with a Geographical
Map of the Plan); showing its great Superiority, by the general introduction of Mechanic Power, over all the present Methods of Conveyance by Turnpike Roads and Canals, and claiming the particular Attention of Merchants, Manufacturers, Farmers, and indeed every class of Society. 3d edition, revised and enlarged. London, 1822.
PERIODICALS. Boston, 263, 0. The Mechanic's Magazine and Journal of Internal
Improvements. Vol. 1.
Glasgow, 929, Q. Practical Mechanics' and Engineers' Magazine.
Vols. 1 to
Vols. 2 to 6.
Vols. 1 to 5.
692, 0. The American Railroad Journal and Mechanics'
Magazine. Vols. 1 to 10. Paris, 507, O. Annales des Ponts et Chaussées. 1 to 24. Weale, 1080, Q. Quarterly Papers on Engineering. Published by
John Weale. 5 vols. London, 1844 to 1846.
(For other papers on RAILWAYS AND CANALS, see List of “Unbound Pamphlets" at end of Catalogue.)
Am. Inst. of Instruction, 442, 0. Lectures delivered before the Ame.
rican Institute of Instruction, in Boston, in 1830. Boston,
on Penmanship. Boston, 1832. Babbage, 78, O. Reflections on the Decline of Science in England,
and on Some of its Causes. By Charles Babbage. London,
1830. Bache, 739, O. Report on Education in Europe, to the Trustees of
the Girard College for Orphans. By Alexander D. Bache, LL. D. Philadelphia, 1839.