Description - Brunel by John McIlwain
This is a concise illustrated biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59), the foremost engineer in an age of great engineers, when the Industrial Revolution was at its height and Britain, its birthplace, was the vibrant hub of a world empire. Here is the story of a dynamic perfectionist, the setbacks and challenges he faced, and the results of his work many of which remain an integral part of Britain's infrastructure today.
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(240mm x 172mm x mm)
Pitkin Unichrome Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
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