James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography

James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography. Edited by Samuel Smiles, LL.D. (this Etext is taken from the popular edition, pub. John Murray 1897) PREFACE I have had much pleasure in editing the following Memoir of my friend Mr. Nasmyth. Some twenty years since (in April 1863), when I applied to him for information respecting his mechanical