AN ATTRACTIVE SET OF SMILES' SEMINAL WORK ON EARLY ENGINEERS

Smiles, Samuel

Lives of the Engineers

Published: John Murray, London, 1874

Date:

New and Revised Edition, VOLUME I (The Early Engineers: Vermuyden, Myddleton, Metcalf, Brindley et al), 320pp, xxxiii pp introduction, 51 illustrations, frontispiece of Myddleton; VOLUME II (Harbours - Lighthouses - Bridges: Smeaton and Rennie) 1874, 389pp, ix pp contents, 80 illustrations, frontispiece of Smeaton; VOLUME III (History of Roads: Metcalfe: Telford) ix pp prelims, 331pp, 66 illustrations, frontispiece of Telford; VOLUME IV (The Steam Engine: Boulton and Watt) viii pp prelims, 416pp, 63 illustrations, frontispiece of Watt; VOLUME V (The Locomotive: George & Robert Stephenson) - xl pp prelims, 60 illustrations, 512pp, frontispiece of George Stephenson; each bound in tan leather boards, spines with five raised bands and decorations and the Aberdeen University coat of arms to the upper boards. Contents in excellent, tight condition, some foxing to each Volume. Overall a handsome set of Smiles' seminal work on early engineers.

£195

Offered by Gerald Baker