London: Caxton Publishing Company, Ltd, Circa 1931. Hardcover. 273; 279; 270; 278pp. Quarto [25 cm] Olive green cloth over boards. Spines rolled and sunned; bottom edges of boards a bit stained; text blocks occasionally cracked; illustration at the front of volume 1 split in half. Profusely illustrated. May require extra postage due to weight. Good. Item #54730
Principal contributors include Captain W. E. Dommett, Major A. Garrard, and John Phillimore. A series which takes the reader step-by-step from the elementary basic principles and theory to the constructional elements of the engine and its components. Special attention is given to numerous developments which were gaining increased importance at the time, such as the Diesel engine.