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Brunel The Man Who Built the World by Steven Brindle

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Published by WN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Structural engineering,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Architecture,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • England,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • BG-COOKBKS - BG - COOKBOOKS,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Reference,
  • 1806-1859,
  • Biography,
  • Brunel, Isambard Kingdom,,
  • Civil engineers,
  • Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDan Cruickshank (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9516349M
ISBN 100297844083
ISBN 109780297844082

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