Author:Lewis, TC


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Heroes of Science: Mechanicians

By: Lewis, TC

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022595

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. View more info