Lives of the Engineers, With an Account of Their Principal Works: Comprising also a History of Inland Communication in Britain. 4 volumes
This set is usually only found as 3 volumes. Vol. 3 is about George and Robert Stephenson and the last volume is on Mathew Boulton and James Watt.
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1861-65
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 4 vols.: xvi, , 484, ; xiv, 502; xx, , 512; xv, , 521, 6 p. 24 cm. Over 340 b&w illustrations. Burgundy cloth hardcovers with blank impressing. New spines with original cloth overlaid vols. 1 to 3. Vol. 4 has new spine with original spine label. Some fading to cloth elsewhere and corners worn. Ink inscription on a front endpaper in vols. 1 & 2. Former owner's labels on half titles. Small label on rear pastedown in vol. 1. Foxing to frontispiece and title page in vol. 1. Foxing to other volumes is mainly first and last pages. Last volume has some occasional blue pencil crayon marks in margins.