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Great engineers

Author: L T C Rolt
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the Industrial Revolution in England through the lives of ten men.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rolt, L.T.C., 1910-1974.
Great engineers.
New York, St. Martin's Press [1963, ©1962]
(OCoLC)595767325
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L T C Rolt
OCLC Number: 561768
Description: xii, 244 pages : plates ; 21 cm
Contents: Abraham Darby : ironmaster --
Thomas Newcomen : pioneer of steam power --
William Jessop : builder of canals and railways --
Matthew Murray : pioneer mechanical engineer --
Henry Maudslay : master mechanic --
Joseph Locke : railway engineer --
John Fowler : pioneer of mechanised agriculture --
Benjamin Baker : designer of the Forth Bridge --
R.E. Crompton : pioneer electrical engineer --
F.W. Lanchester : automobiles and aeronautics.
Responsibility: by L.T.C. Rolt.

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Tells the story of the Industrial Revolution in England through the lives of ten men.

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