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BUCHANAN, R.A., and M. WILLIAMS. Brunel's Bristol. Bristol : Published for Bristol & West Building Society, by Redcliffe, (1982). First Edition. Pp -96. Illustrated. Large 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction; Clifton Bridge; Dock Works; Railway Works; The Bristol Ships; Waterworks; Miscellaneous Works; Conclusion. “Several books have beenwritten about the engineering genius of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, but this is the first to concentrate on his associations with the city of Bristol, Angus Buchanan is surely right to suggest that Brunel 'made a greater contribution to the landscape of the Bristol area than any other single individual before or since, with his splendid bridge over the Clifton Gorge; with the rauilway network radiating from Bristol, and the original Temple Meads station still intact at its centre; with the Floating Harbour surviving largely because of the improvements which he introduced; and with the s.s. GreatBritain now being handsomely restored in the dry dock from which she was l aunched in 1843'.” - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket (remnant of sticker to back panel). With a signed presentation bookplate from the Lord Mayor of Bristol, George Maggs. 30.00
Title: Brunel's Bristol.
Publisher: Published for Bristol & West Building Society, by Redcliffe, Bristol , 1982, ISBN:0905459393:
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