London: Morgan-Grampian, 1976. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Item #258077
242 pages. 5 very large foldouts, featuring Cornish Pumping Engine, 1871, in colour; Express Engine, Great Northern Railway, 1871; Compound Surface Condensing Marine Engine, 1871, in colour; Singled Geared Drilling Machine, 1868, in colour; Four Wheeled Coach, North London Railway, 1869, in colour. Huge number of black and white diagrams and photographs throughout the text. Original card covers creased at spine, and to front and back covers. Fore edges a little marked. Contents clean.. A fascination collection of essays covering not just the history but the development of technology and engineering from the mid nineteenth century. All bar one written by former members of editorial staff at The Engineer, the knowledge and understanding of the writers comes out in each chapter to great effect, and makes a very readable and informative text. A rather more substantial publication than the title would suggest. Size: Folio (23 x 30.5 cms). Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Science & Technology; New Arrivals; Inventory No: 258077.
Keywords: BZDB395 Science & Technology; New Arrivals; The Engineer Magazine Highlights of 120 Years John Mortimer Editor