Frederick Swanwick. A sketch. - one of our rare books for sale
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SMITH, J.Frederick

Frederick Swanwick. A sketch.
Printed for private circulation, 1888

Description
One of the rarer engineering biographies, this "Sketch" is concerned with one of the major Stephenson engineers.

Swanwick was George Stephenson's secretary during the Liverpool & Manchester period and was associated with most of the later Stephenson lines. As Stephenson's pupil he was entrusted with the whole planning and construction of the Whitby & Pickering and was also the resident engineer under Stephenson on the North Midland railway.

Collation

8vo. xii + 105 + (1)pp, portrait frontis and 1 photogravure plate. Orig. cloth. A lovely copy.

Price

£150.00

Catalogue No: 6398