The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel




by his son, reprint of the 1870 edition, softback, 604pp,


Early life, 1806-1828; the Clifton suspension bridge, 1829-1853; early history of the Great Western Railway, 1833-1835; railway works, 1835-1859; the broad gauge; the atmospheric system, 1840-1848; railway bridges and viaducts; steam navigation – the Great Western steam-ship, 1835-1847; steam navigation – the Great Britain steam-ship, 1838-1847; steam navigation – introduction of the screw propeller into the Royal Navy, 1841-1844; steam navigation – the Great Eastern steam-ship, from the commencement of the undertaking to the launch, 1851-1857; steam navigation – the Great Eastern steam-ship, the launch, 1857, 1858; steam navigation – the Great Eastern steam-ship, completion and subsequent history, 1858-1870; dock and pier works, 1831-1859; miscellaneous works; Mr. Brunel’s professional opinions and practice; private life.

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