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The Iron Ship; The History and Significance of Brunel's Great Britain by  Ewan C.B Corlett - First Edition. No Additional Printings. - 1975 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Iron Ship; The History and Significance of Brunel's Great Britain

by Corlett, Ewan C.B

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good/Good


New York: Arco Publishing Co., Inc., 1975 Brown cloth on boards. DJ lightly wrinkled. This book is dedicated almost entirely to one ship, in great detail. From the "clinker" method of plating to its cast-iron propeller, this ship embodies some of the earliest as well as the latest features of iron shipbuilding. It was still afloat at date of publication, 130 years after construction. 253 pp.. First Edition. No Additional Printings.. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011821
  • Title: The Iron Ship; The History and Significance of Brunel's Great Britain
  • Author: Corlett, Ewan C.B
  • Illustrator:Photos and Drawings
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Plus to Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition. No Additional Printings.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0668037679
  • ISBN 13:9780668037679
  • Publisher: Arco Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: Iron. Shipbuilding. Screw-propeller.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Maritime;
  • Subjects: TRANSPORTATION / Ships & Shipbuilding / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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