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MARTIN, John (1789--1854)
Outlines of several new inventions for maritime and inland purposes: namely, Plan I. Elastic iron ship. II. New principle of steam navigation. III. Elastic chain cable. IV. Coast lights on a new construction. V. Plan for purifying the air and preventing explosion in coal mines. Plan VI. Second plan for supplying London with a purer water. VII. Plan for more effectually draining certain marshy lands contiguous to the Thames.
By John Martin, artist.

London: (Not published.) Printed by Plummer and Brewis, 1829.
[2], 19, [1] p., [9] engr. pl. ; 30.6 cm. (4°)

The numbering of the plates is irregular.

Copy Notes Presented to Soane by the author. With an ALs dated June 24th 1829 / 30 Allsop Terrace, / New Road giving his apologies for not having acknowledged Soane's presentation to him of a copy of his unpublished Civil Architecture. Designs for completing some of the public buildings in Westminster, 1829 (q.v.). Bound first in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding C19th half dark green roan, blind double-rule borders, marbled paper boards, gilt double-rule spine gilt-lettered 'Martin's New Inventions &c. &c. &c.'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 3s., 17 December 1830, 'Half roan, lettered'. (Archives 7/15/8). Later numbered '58' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5471


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