London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1803. Octavo. Item #021540
10th edition. 396pp., (6)pp. index48pp. supplement to the preceding lectures. 12 lectures with 23 folding plates, the supplement contains an additional 13 plates. Ferguson's textbook was one of the first in English to deal extensively with mechanics and hydraulics and went through numerous editions until well into the 19th century. Bound in modern 3/4 brown leather over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands, lettering withing compartments gilt, uncut and partially unopened, expert repair to palte IV and plate I of supplement. One inch tearf to plate v, two hairline tears to plate VII of supplement. A handsome and interesting book.