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Lives of the engineers : with an account of their principal works : comprising also a history of inland communication in Britain / by Samuel Smiles.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904.
Publication:
London : J. Murray, 1862-1868.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill., ports., maps, diagrs. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Roads -- Great Britain.
Engineers.
Contents:
1. Early works of embanking and draining. Life of Sir Hugh Myddelton. Early roads and modes of travelling. Bridges, harbours, and ferries. Life of James Brindley.
2. Life of John Smeaton. Life of John Rennie. Life of Thomas Telford.
3. George and Robert Stephenson.
4. Mathew Boulton and James Watt.
I. Early works of embanking and draining. Life of Sir Hugh Myddelton. Early roads and modes of travelling. Bridges, harbours, and ferries. Life of James Brindley.
II. Life of John Smeaton. Life of John Rennie. Life of Thomas Telford.
III. George and Robert Stephenson.
IV. Mathew Boulton and James Watt.
Notes:
Editions vary.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Gift: Heirs of T.H. Morris.
OCLC:
7471921
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