Chicago: Domestic Engineering Company, 1911. Third Edition. 8vo. Good. Item #16750
Early printings of this book are very scarce in commerce.
Olive green cloth. Square tight binding. Pages tanned. Previous owner's inscription on front paste down and front end paper. Slight edge wear to binding. Slight puckering on cover.
Professor R. Allen was recognized as one of the premier scholars in mechanical engineering in the early 20th century, heralding from the University of Michigan. His text was the quintessential handbook used in the HVAC field, reprinted many times over.
Unique book to add to any early industrial collection!