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Creator:
Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904.
Title(s):

Lives of the engineers, with an account of their principal works: comprising also a history of inland communication in Britain. By Samuel Smiles ...

Published/Created:
London, J. Murray, 1861-62.
Physical Description:
3 v. fronts., illus. (incl. maps, plans) plates, ports. 23 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
TA139 S65 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Subject Terms:
Engineers -- Biography.
Roads -- Great Britain.
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  • I. Early works of embanking and draining. Life of Sir Hugh Myddelton. Early roads and modes of travelling. Bridges, harbors, and ferries. Life of James Brindley.--II. Life of John Smeaton. Life of John Rennie. Life of Thomas Telford.--III. George and Robert Stephenson.