Forged steel water-tube marine boilers. Manufactured by Babcock & Wilcox Limited, London, England, and The Babcock & Wilcox Co. New York, U.S.A..
London. Babcock & Wilcox Co., 1907. Third edition.
Quarto. 192pp. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographic reproductions throughout. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in white. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
A trade catalogue for the American power generation company Babcock & Wilcox Founded in 1867 to manufacture a patented water-tube boiler, the company's innovations include the installation of the first utility boiler and the manufacture of boilers to power New York City's first subway. This lavishly produced catalogue markets the companies latest marine products and services through the illustration of contracts undertaken for the both United States Navy and the British Royal Navy. Vessels which received patent boilers included the H.M.S. Britannia and the H.M.S. Dreadnought.£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 12235