I K BRUNEL'S 1870 BIOGRAPHY - PRESENTED BY IKB'S DAUGHTER IN LAW (1870)

Brunel, Isambard

The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer

Published: Longmans, Green & Co, London

Date: 1870

Frontispiece (engraved portrait of IKB), 568pp, 5 plates, numerous woodcuts in the text, brown textured cloth covers. The contents are in excellent condition with foxing here and there. There is a former owner’s name on the front end paper and ‘Dr Bryant from Georgina G D Brunel 7 December 1870’ at the top of the half title. Georgina Brunel was the wife of Isambard Brunel, IKB’s son and the author of this work. There are some minor marks on the back cover and a little general wear.

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This is a rare book and the inscription by a Brunel family member and its overall condition make it an exceptional item.

£295

Offered by Gerald Baker