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1Title:  Historical eloge of James Watt   
 Creator:  Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853 | Muirhead, James Patrick, 1813-1898 
 Publication:  J. Murray; [etc., etc.], London, 1839. 
 Notes:  "Read at the public meeting of the Academy of Sciences, on the 8th of December, 1834."--Pref. 
 Extent:  261 p. illus. 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819

 
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2Title:  Eloge historique de James Watt   
 Creator:  Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853 | Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857 | Minto, Gilbert Elliot Murray KynynmoundEarl of, 1782-1859 | Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853 | Académie des sciences (France) | Firmin Didot frères | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  Typographie de Firmin Didot frères, imprimeurs de l'Institut de France, Paris, 1839. 
 Notes:  Title and imprint from cover. Caption title: Eloge historique de James Watt, un des huit associés étrangers de l'Académie dessciences, par M. Arago. ...lu à séance publique du 8 décembre 1834. At head of cover: Institut royal de France. Signatures: 1² 2-16⁴ 17². Blue-green paper cover with vignette of Minerva/Athena on front. 
 Extent:  128 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 29 cm. (4to.) 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819

 
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3Title:  Memorials of the lineage, early life, education, and development of the genius of James Watt   
 Creator:  Williamson, George, 1819-1865 | Williamson, James | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  Printed for the Watt Club by Thomas Constable, Edinburgh], 1856. 
 Notes:  Edited by James Williamson? Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  x, [2], xi, [12]-262 p., [19] leaves of plates (5 folded) : ill., ports., map, facsims. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819

 
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4Title:  Life of James Watt: with a memoir on machinery considered in relation to the prosperity of the working classes   
 Creator:  Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853 | Jeffrey, Francis JeffreyLord, 1773-1850 | Brougham and Vaux, Henry BroughamBaron, 1778-1868 | Black, Adam, 1784-1874 | Black, Charles, 1807-1854 | Tunbridge Wells Society for the Cultivation of Literature and Science | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  Adam & Charles Black, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, Edinburgh, London, 1839. 
 Notes:  Publisher's advertisements: p. [223]-[224]. 
 Extent:  vi, [3], 10-222, [2] p. : ill. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819 | Steam-engines -- Early works to 1850

 
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5Title:  A letter to the Rt. Hon. Sir James Eyre, Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas: on the subject of the cause, Boulton & Watt, v. Hornblower & Maberly for infringement on Mr. Watt's patent for an improvement on the steam engine   
 Creator:  Bramah, Joseph, 1749-1814 | Eyre, JamesSir, 1734-1799 | Temple, John | Bramah, Timothy Francis | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  Printed for John Stockdale, London, 1797. 
 Notes:  Spine title: Letter to Sir James Eyre. Many leaves are cancels; stubs visible between p. 14 and 15, 38 and 39, 40 and 41, 46 and 47, and 52 and 53. Numbers 24 and 25 omitted in the pagination. Press figures. Publisher's advertisement: p. [92]. Errata : p. [91]. 
 Extent:  [4], 23, 26-90, [2] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819 | Steam-engines -- Patents

 
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6Title:  The life of James Watt: with selections from his correspondence   
 Creator:  Muirhead, James Patrick, 1813-1898 | Pilleau, Arthur | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  John Murray, London, 1859. 
 Notes:  Appendix: No.I. List of the works of Denys Papin. No.II. Historical note on the discovery of the theory of the composition of water / by the Right Hon. Henry Lord Braugham. No.III. Summary of the history of the progress towards the discovery of the composition of water, and of the discovery itself. No. IV. Additional note on the discovery of the composition of water. Includes bibliographic references and index. 
 Extent:  xvi, 572 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819 | Steam

 
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7Title:  Lives of Boulton and Watt: Principally from the original Soho mss. Comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the steam engine   
 Creator:  Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904 
 Publication:  J.B. Lippincott and Company; [etc., etc.], Philadelphia, 1865. 
 Extent:  xv, [1], 521 p. front., illus., ports. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Boulton, Matthew, -- 1728-1809 | Watt, James, -- 1736-1819 | Steam-engines -- History

 
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8Title:  Short statement, on the part of Messrs. Boulton and Watt: in opposition to Mr. Jonathan Hornblower's application to Parliament for an act to prolong the term of his patent   
 Creator:  Boulton, Matthew, 1728-1809 | Watt, James, 1736-1819 | Great Britain Parliament | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  Luke Hansard?, London, 1792] 
 Notes:  Caption title. Argues that Hornblower's engine (patented 1781) is a "direct and palpable plagarism of Mr. Watt's invention"; addressed to "the Legislature." Text on p. [1]-[2] only; p.[3] blank; p.[4] docket title, dated 1792. 
 Extent:  [4] p.; 34 cm. (fol.) 
 Subjects:  Boulton, Matthew, -- 1728-1809 | Watt, James, -- 1736-1819 | Hornblower, Jonathan | Steam-engines | Patents -- Great Britain

 
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9Title:  A comparative statement of the effects of Messrs. Boulton and Watt's steam engines: with Newcommen's and Mr. Hornblower's   
 Creator:  Wilson, Thomas | Burndy Library 
 Publication:  Printed by W. Harry, Truro, 1792. 
 Notes:  Conclusion of text (p. 25) signed: Thomas Wilson. Final leaf blank. 
 Extent:  25, [3] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Watt, James, -- 1736-1819 | Boulton, Matthew, -- 1728-1809 | Newcommen, Thomas, -- 1663-1729 | Hornblower, Jonathan Carter, -- 1753-1815 | Steam-engines -- Early works to 1850

 
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