Octoraro: Francis Bailey, 1807. Item #66340
364p, full leather, wear to cover, former owner's signature, foxing, rear outer hinge cracking but still attached, good. Illustrated with 25 plates, 2 fold-out (part of one fold-out missing.) Second edition. One of the most important pioneer works in the history of American mechanical science. Evans developed machinery for the milling industry and this book went through many editions. The illustrations are by Thomas Ellicott, a mill owner himself.