1868 Antique Print SUGAR MILL Vacuum Pan Industrial CONDENSING ENGINE Victorian

Product code: B11 (Wt. 100g)


Circa 1868 print from engraving



Wonderful historical engraving showing industrial machines used in the process of sugar refining. It shows:

Vacuum Pan - engraved by W. M. R. Quick. c.keenlyside

Non-Condensing Vertical Engine and Sugar Cane Crushing Mill: Side and End Elevation.

Provenance: From The National Encyclopaedia - A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by Writers of Eminence in Literature, Science and Art - Publisher William Mackenzie, 22 Paternoster Row, London; Howard St. Glasgow; and South Bridge, Edinburgh c1868.

This series of encyclopaedias were first published between c1860's, through to the 1880's and beyond; this is from the more sought after earlier series published c1868.


It measures overall 240mm x 160 mm ( 9.25 x 6.25 " ) approx. There are pinhole binding marks to top edge. There is a little age yellowing with handling/age marks to edges but otherwise in reasonable condition. It has a blank reverse. This item will be shipped in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.

Info. in the description relates to my research and not necessarily what is printed on the engraving, as many species/objects etc were reclassified/renamed in modern times.

Our use of the term " original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated; this includes examples of various methods of printmaking including steel, copper and wood engravings, etchings, woodcuts, lithographs etc. Many prints/maps would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.

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Product Code B11 (Wt. 100g)
Weight 0.1kg