Heroes of Science: Mechanicians

By: Lewis, TC

Price: £40.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


xiv + 340pp, not illustrated. Full brown leather binding, 5 raised bands to spine, gilt decoration and lining, gilt motto 'Palmam Qui Mervit Ferat' to front board. Spine dulled, light edge rubbing. Marbled page edges, presentation bookplate to front pastedown, from Amersham Hall School, dated 1891. General light foxing, a VG copy . Biographies of James Watt, George Stephenson, Sir Richard Arkwright, Samuel Crompton, Henry Maudsley, Joseph Clement, James Nasmyth, Sir Joseph Whitworth and Charles Babbage, plus a chapter on the first steam engine.

Title: Heroes of Science: Mechanicians

Author Name: Lewis, TC

Categories: Antiquarian, Railways & Industrial Archaeology, Autobiographies, Biographies & Diaries,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1884

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 022595

Keywords: Biographies Railways Engineering Industrial Archaeology