The Present Status of the Diesel Engine in Europe and a Few Reminiscences of the Pioneer Work in America
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
St. Louis, Missouri
Busch-Sulzer Brothers Diesel Engine Company
"A Lecture delivered before The Associated Engineering Societies of Saint Louis, April 13, 1912. Sibley College, Cornell University, April 18, 1912. United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., April 26, 1912. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, April 30, 1912. Promotional booklet provided upon request by Busch-Sulzer. 48 glossy pages. B/w photographs, illustrations, schematics, and charts throughout. One of Diesel's earliest publications about his revolutionary engine. Discusses four-stroke cycle engines, horizontal stationary engines, small engines, two-stroke cycle engines, industrial plant applications, vessel applications, and locomotive applications, Quite scarce. Tight stapled binding. Clean pages with some minor foxing on front and rear fly leaves and the two center leaves. Paper wrapper cover is in nice shape; some minor soiling and a 1" closed tear at top left front.