Great Engineers by J. F. Layson c1900 Walter Scott
  • Great Engineers by J. F. Layson c1900 Walter Scott

Great Engineers by J. F. Layson c1900 Walter Scott

£90.00

Great Engineers by J. F. Layson c1900 Walter Scott

Very Good condition

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Great Engineers by J. F. Layson c1900 

An early 1900's hardcover edition published by Walter Scott with numerous early drawings of The Eiffel Tower,  war ships, swing bridges from Newcastle-on-Tyne, The Forth Bridge, "Puffing Billy" and more.

Engineer biographies include Stephenson, Trevithick, Hedley, Hackworth, Brunel, Fairbairn, Armstrong, Eiffel, Fowler, Baker and Arrol.

Published: Walter Scott, London. Undated c1900s

Boards: Very good. Original olive green cloth covers with colour illustration to spine & front cover, binding is tight & strong, rubs to corners.

Spine: Very good. Bright binding, rubbing to edges, top and bottom.

Pages: Very Good. 414 plus publishers catalogue. Inside some light tanning, else generally clean & tight. Gold edges. Pictorial stamps (5) and ink dated 1897 to inner and back pages.

Overall: Very good condition. Pre-owned.

B10159

Data sheet

Period
Victorian 1837 – 1901
Weight (kg)
1.07
Size (cm)
15 x 21 x 4.5

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