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Brunel

John McIlwain

Pitkin

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Price: £6.00

Publication date: 1 April 2005

Category: Biography

An illustrated biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59), the foremost engineer in an age of great engineers, when the Industrial Revolution was at its height and Britain, its birthplace, was the vibrant hub of a world empire. It presents the story of this perfectionist, the setbacks and challenges he faced, and the results of his work. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel.

ABOUT THE Author

John McIlwain is a prolific Pitkin author with a range of historical titles and city guides. His books include the Liverpool City GuideJack the Ripper, William the Conqueror and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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