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Lanchester. F W
The Theory of Dimensions and Its Application for Engineers
Crosby Lockwood and Son, London, 1936. 1st Edition, with personal dedication by the author, Small 8vo, off-white cloth boards with a gold lettered spine (sunned) with gold titling also on front cover. pps xviii, 314, 22 chapters, 8 appendices, 56 tables. Errata slip inset in text before Ch 1. The personal dedication reads "To Sir Thomas Hudson Beare with kind regards F Lanchester 26/11/37". Sir Thomas Hudson Beare was the first Professor of Mechanics and Engineering at Heriot Watt University; then in London and at Edinburgh University (1859-1940) VG++ condition. Tight binding. Text clean & clear. No annotations in text. Covers VG for age but sl. browned at edges, spine sl. bumped at head/tail but not worn. Some sl. foxing round end-papers' edges and front fep browned, as with spine. A scarce item of a fundamental and personalised work by an important scientist, mathematician and engineer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Richard Roberts Bookseller. [KILMARNOCK, United Kingdom]
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