Isambard Kingdom Brunel By L.T.C Rolt

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel By (author) L.T.C Rolt ISBN:9780140117523 The definitive biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution and number 2 in the BBC’s Great Britons poll.

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Engineering genius, technical innovator and one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, Isambard Kingdom Brunel changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions. L. T. C. Rolt’s masterly biography is the definitive work on Brunel, tracing the life, times and monumental achivements of the man who helped to build modern Britain.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel By (author) L.T.C Rolt ISBN:9780140117523

 

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Weight 343 g
Dimensions 21 × 129 × 198 mm
About the Author

L. T. C. Rolt was born at Chester in 1910. After his education at Cheltenham College he embarked on am engineering career, until he decided to turn to writing. Among his many publications were biographies of Thomas Telford and George and Robert Stevenson (both published by Penguin). Mr Rolt died in 1974.

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