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Brunel, Isambard Kingdom 1806-1859

Overview
Works: 290 works in 533 publications in 1 language and 10,128 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other
Classifications: TA140.B75, 624.092
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Most widely held works by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
The Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel : an engineering appreciation( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brunel : the life and times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by R. A Buchanan( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brunel" tells the story both of the engineer and of the man in the context of his times. It explores his successes and failures, at home and abroad, including both the broad gauge Great Western Railway and the SS Great Eastern, bringing out Brunel's imagination, drive and inventiveness
Brunel and the Victorian engineers by Nigel Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, an important nineteenth century English civil engineer. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Brunel, in love with the impossible : a celebration of the life, work, and legacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a biography by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By use of private papers hitherto unavailable to biographers, the author reveals the 19th-century England engineer who imparted more momentum to the greatest social revolution in all history than any other single man
Brunel's Bristol Temple Meads : a study of the design and construction of the original railway station at Bristol Temple Meads, 1835-1965 by John Binding( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer by Isambard Brunel( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859) was one of the outstanding civil engineers of the nineteenth century. He began his professional life while still in his teens, as his father's chief assistant engineer on the Thames Tunnel, and remains famous for projects including the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Eastern. This study by his elder son, who was assisted in technical details by his engineer brother and by colleagues of their father, was published in 1870. The opening and closing chapters discuss Brunel's childhood and his private life, but the main body of the book presents Brunel's work thematically, with sections on bridges, railways, steamships, and dock and pier works. In all these areas Brunel was an innovator, pioneering the use of new materials and revolutionising early Victorian transport networks. The book also includes reports to the directors of the Great Western Railway and Great Western Steamship Company
Brunel's kingdom : photography and the making of history by Rob Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of London sewers : report of James Walker ... William Cubitt ... and Isambard K. Brunel ... civil engineers, addressed to the city remembrancer, dated 28th August 1848 by James Walker( Book )

6 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brunel experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates problem-solving methodology for major practical engineering problems using Brunel's achievements as examples
Introductory letter of Nicholas Wood, Esq. : to the directors of the Great Western Railway by Nicholas Wood( Book )

2 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brunel's Tubular suspension bridge over the River Wye : reprint of the 1856 pamphlet, edited with additional illustrations and notes by Ivor Waters by Isambard Kingdom Brunel( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory letter of Nicholas Wood, Esq by Nicholas Wood( )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of London sewers by James Walker( )

1 edition published in 1848 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big ship: Brunel's Great Eastern: a pictorial history by Patrick Beaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A railway traveller's reasons for adopting uniformity of gauge addressed to I.K. Brunel by Henry Cole( Book )

5 editions published between 1845 and 1846 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asset or liability? by Paul Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Balmoral bridge of I.K. Brunel by Angus Buchanan( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of I.K. Brunel, esq., to the directors of the Great Western Railway Company by Isambard Kingdom Brunel( Book )

5 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isambard Kingdom Brunel by Adrian Vaughan( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Brunel : the life and times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Alternative Names
Brunel, I. K. 1806-1859

Brunel, I. K. (Isambard Kingdom), 1806-1859

Brunel, Isambard 1806-1859

Brunel, Isambard K. 1806-1859

Brunel, Isambert Kingdom 1806-1859

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel angol mérnök

Isambard Kingdom Brunel britischer Ingenieur

Isambard Kingdom Brunel English mechanical and civil engineer

Isambard Kingdom Brunel ingegnere britannico

Isambard Kingdom Brunel werk van Isambard Kingdom Brunel

İsambard Kinqdom Brunel

Isambards Kingdoms Brunels

Kingdom Brunel, Isambard 1806-1859

Kingdom, Isambert Brunel- 1806-1859

Изамбард Кингдом Брюнель

Изъмбард Кингдъм Брунел

Ісамбард Кіндом Брунель

איזמבארד קינגדום ברונל

إسامبارد كينجدم برونيل

آیزامبارد کینگدام برونل

อิซัมบาร์ด คิงดอม บรูเนล

イザムバード・キングダム・ブルネル

ブルネル, イザムバード キングダム

伊桑巴德·金德姆·布鲁内尔

Languages
English (170)

Covers
Brunel : the life and times of Isambard Kingdom BrunelBrunel and the Victorian engineersBrunel, in love with the impossible : a celebration of the life, work, and legacy of Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel, a biographyThe life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineerIsambard Kingdom BrunelBrunel : the man who built the world