A Compendium of Mechanics; BRUNTON Robert 1796-1852 Publisher: John Niven, Jun. Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnott and G Herbert. Oliver and Boyd. Publish Year: 1831 Publish Place: Glasgow: 158 Trongate; London; Edinburgh. Illustrator: SWAN Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 005095 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Boards Book Type: Unknown Edition: Fifth Edition Inscription: Unknown £150.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information VG, 5th ed greatly enlarged, 6 pls, 1831. In its original printed boards, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn. Spine, worn with some loss. Internally, frontis, , 8-189 pp, , 6 pls (B&W), ink name to upper board & fep (Henry Bradley), numerous tables, printed by J Niven & Son, 55 Glassford Street, Glasgow, first published in 1824. Title continues: Or Text Book for Engineers, Mill Wrights, Machine-Makers, Founders, Smiths, &c. Containing practical rules and tables connected with the steam engine, water wheel, pump, and mechanics in general; Also, examples of each rule, calculated in decimal arithmetic, which renders this treatise particularly adapted for the use of Operative Mechanics.