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The cover depicts several people moving around on various steam-powered vehicles. A boy on steam-powered wheels chases a mechanical steam-powered cat chasing a mouse, and three mechanical steam-powered people (robots) perform tasks, such as inventorying coal and carrying pails. A skin-and-bones carriage driver looks on, one horse dead and the other close to death. A steam-powered train is labeled "Patent safety, neck or nothing, London to Paris in 2 hours." A building with coal in front has a sign reading "Depo?t No. four for the calorific regenerator." In the distance are steamboats and a train with tracks going to the moon, who looks worried. Flying above is an "Eagle" airship (designed by the Comte de Lennox in 1834). Signed "J.B."


Please publish modules in offcanvas position.