L.T.C. Rolt The Cornish Giant First Edition 1st Impression 1960


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Author: L.T.C. Rolt         Title: The Cornish Giant (The Story of Richard Trevithick Father of the Steam Locomotive)Publication:  First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By Lutterworth Press London 1960……………………….. (See Pictures) Condition of book and dust-jacket: This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in original burgundy cloth boards with silver title lettering to spine,in a Very Good Dust-Jacket which has no chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-wrapper but with some sun fading along backstrip.Price clipped.This copy has one previous owner’s bookplate to the front pastedown.This copy has a firm binding with No loose leaves.Contents of the book remain clean internally with just a little spotting to the front endpaper and fore-edge of the book.Certainly one of the more difficult titles by Rolt to acquire.A giant of a man and a man of great stature in the field of mechanical engineering and an inventive genius with development of the high-pressure engine,steam winch,a dredger and a steam cultivator useful in agriculture.Illustrated nicely with many line drawings and photographs.The dust-wrapper comes well protected in a brodart cover sleeve,8vo 160pp First Edition 1st Impression [1960] UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 48 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe £12.95Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World £18.95Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  USA £18.95Payments:Paypal Visa Mastercard

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