New PDF release: Industrial Biography - Iron Workers and Tool Makers

By Samuel Smiles

initially released in 1889, it is a comprehensively targeted research of the iron paintings and gear making industries and the lads who led them, written by means of the stated grasp of commercial biography. a number of the earliest books, fairly these courting again to the 1900s and ahead of, are actually tremendous scarce and more and more dear. Hesperides Press are republishing those vintage works in reasonable, top of the range, glossy variants, utilizing the unique textual content and art. Contents comprise: Iron and Civilization Beginnings of the Iron-Manufacture in Britain Iron Smelting by way of Pit-Coal, Dud Dudley Andrew Yarranton Coalbrookdale Iron Works, The Darbys and Reynoldses Invention of solid metal, Benjamin Huntsman The innovations of Henry Cort The Scotch Iron Manufacture, Dr. Roebuck, David Mushet Invention of the recent Blast, James Beaumont Neilson Mechnical innovations and Inventors Joseph Bramah Henry Maudslay Joseph Clement Fox of Derby, Murray of Leeds, Roberts and Whitworth of Manchester James Nasmyth William Fairbairn guns and Implements of Copper, Bronze and Iron Smelting of Iron via Coke Invention of the Slide-Rest Mr. Babbage's Calculating Machine

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