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Page 191 - Steam-engine), with an account of his Inventions, by Francis Trevithick, CE, 2 vols , medium 8vo, cloth, illustrated by a steel portrait, lithographs, and numerous beautiful wood engravings, including • many accurate illustrations of Cornwall, its Mines, and Mining Machinery, reduced to 126 Turbine.