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Essay on the Construction and Use of a Mine-auger - GEISSAU (Anton Ferdinand von - 1788. 
Dublin: Printed by W. Wilson 1788 - First Irish edition, xi, , 44pp., 3 engraved plates (2 folding), cont. half calf, marbled boards, lightly rubbed, head and foot of spine a little chipped. The copper-plates illustrates the well-bore with the numerous bits used. Originally published at Vienna in 1770 with both the London and Irish editions appearing in 1788, all editions are rare. Translated by the William James MacNevin, the distinguished United Irishman. Provenance: Early armorial bookplate of 'Norrie'. Hoover, 340. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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