A treatise of universal inland navigations

Publication Date1790
Remainderand the use of all sorts of mines. A work entirely new. Recommended to the inhabitants of Great-Britain and Ireland. Plainly demonstrating the possibility of making any river and stream of running water in the world navigable, by Canals of a New Construction, without Locks and Dams, with Estimations of the Expence of he making thereof per Mile in Length. Together With The Construction, Explanation, and Use, of a New Invented Mechanical and Hydraulical Machine, for island Navigation of this New Construction, which will raise, on [an] Inclined Plane, Boats ... Lighte ... and cargoes all at once, even to Fifty Fathoms in Perpendicular, without unloading. To which is added a supplement, Plainly demonstrating the Possibility ... Means whereby a Ship of any Size may be Launched at any Time, except at Low Ebb, without waiting for the Time of High Water; together with ... Construction, Explanation, and Use of a Machine for that Purpose, ... to shew the Lower and Force required to draw or roll a Ship up upon a Launch of any Size, not more than Two Thousand Tons.
Publisherprinted for Edmund Leach, and sold by Mess. Sewell and Richardson, ...; Mr. Debrett, Piccadilly; Mr. Flexney, Holborn; Mr. Parsley, near Christ Church, Surry-Side of Blackfriars Bridge; and by most Booksellers in Town and Country


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