[Engineering] Ewbank, Thomas. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for Raising Water, Ancient and Modern… New York: D. Appleton, 1842. First edition. Includes chapters devoted to fire engines, steam engines and fountains. Profusely illustrated with black and white in-text illustrations. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt-lettered and decorated spine. Large 8vo. A few stains to boards and some light rubbing to spine ends and corners, intermittent foxing, otherwise very good.