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James Nasmyth, engineer

an autobiography

by Nasmyth, James

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineers,
  • Inventors,
  • Biography,
  • Mechanical engineering,
  • Mechanical engineers

  • About the Edition

    Offers a digitally printed version of the 1883 autobiography of James Nasmyth, the Scottish scientist and inventor who is remembered for his contributions to the the machine tool industry and his invention of the steam hammer.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames Nasmyth ; edited by Samuel Smiles
    SeriesCambridge library collection, Cambridge library collection
    ContributionsSmiles, Samuel, 1812-1904
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ140.N34 A3 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 456 p.
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27065199M
    ISBN 101108014461
    ISBN 109781108014465
    OCLC/WorldCa567165803

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