Ironworking by W.K.V. Gale
Look inside with Google Book Preview
By W.K.V. Gale


2nd New edition of Revised edition

By (author) See other recent books by W.K.V. Gale
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $9.99
Your Price: $8.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.45 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Ironworking by W.K.V. Gale

Book Description

Iron, in one or more of its several forms, has been used for about four thousand years, it was essential to the industrial revolution and it is still the principal metal of commerce. At first, and for centuries, ironmaking was a manual craft, the quantities were small and the metal was scarce. Then in the fifteenth century, means were devised for making iron on a larger scale and ironmaking began to develop into an industry. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries technology and the scale of production developed rapidly and new types of iron were introduced. One of these, steel, eventually took over. About the authorThe late W. V. K. Gale spent most of his working life in the iron and steel industry. He was a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a past president of the Newcomen Society, the Staffordshire Iron and Steel Institute and the Historical Metallurgy Society and a member of the Institute of Materials. He was a technical adviser on iron and steel history to the Ironbridge Gorge and Black Country museums.

Buy Ironworking book by W.K.V. Gale from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780747803911
ISBN-10: 0747803919
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ironworking book by W.K.V. Gale and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - W.K.V. Gale

The late W K V Gale came from a family long engaged in the making of iron and steel and spent all his working life within the industry. He was a technical adviser on iron and steel history to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, the Black Country Museum and the Department of the Environment.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by W.K.V. Gale close
» close