by Precision Into Power: A Bicentennial Record of D. Napier & Son by Alan Vessey newly listed for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Tempus Publishing, 2007, Paperback.
First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Diagrams;
From the cover: Napier-powered! A whole succession of factories, steam ships, motorboats, aircraft, railway engines, trucks and automobiles have been powered by an engine from the factories of D. Napier & Son.
From racing cars to counting machines for the Bank of England, from world-class Deltic locomotives to the Napier Lion racing aircraft engine, the most powerful of the worlds machines have been Napier powered.
This volume tells the history of D. Napier and Son from the companys beginnings in Lambeth to the works in Acton, NW London. Other works were located in Luton and Liverpool too. At its peak 20,000 worked for the company, which is now owned by Siemens.
256 pages. Index. 9¾” x 6¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt with you something from here?