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SMITH, J.Frederick

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

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.


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



Catalogue No: 6398