The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer
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The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer

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  • THE   LIFE OF ISAMBARD   KINGDOM   BRUNEL, CIVIL ENGINEER.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF REPORTS AND OTHER ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • LIFE OF ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL.
    • CHAPTER I. EARLY LIFE. A.D. 1806—1828.
      • NOTE A (p. 5).
      • NOTE B (p. 5).
    • NOTE A (p. 5).
    • NOTE B (p. 5).
    • CHAPTER II. THE CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE. A.D. 1829—1853. ÆTATIS 24—48.
      • NOTE (p. 58).
    • NOTE (p. 58).
    • CHAPTER III. EARLY HISTORY OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY. A.D. 1833—1835. ÆTATIS 27—30.
    • CHAPTER IV. RAILWAY WORKS. A.D. 1835—1859. ÆTATIS 30—54.
    • CHAPTER V. THE BROAD GAUGE.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE ATMOSPHERIC SYSTEM. A.D. 1840—1848. ÆTATIS 35—43.
      • NOTE (p. 143).
    • NOTE (p. 143).
    • CHAPTER VII. RAILWAY BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS.
      • NOTE, (pp. 182, 194, 209).
    • NOTE, (pp. 182, 194, 209).
    • CHAPTER VIII. STEAM NAVIGATION. THE ‘GREAT WESTERN’ STEAM-SHIP. A.D. 1835—1847. ÆTATIS 30—42.
      • NOTE (p. 235).
    • NOTE (p. 235).
    • CHAPTER IX. STEAM NAVIGATION. THE ‘GREAT BRITAIN’ STEAM-SHIP. A.D. 1838—1847. ÆTATIS 33—42.
      • NOTE (p. 255).
    • NOTE (p. 255).
    • CHAPTER X. STEAM NAVIGATION. INTRODUCTION OF THE SCREW PROPELLER INTO THE ROYAL NAVY. A.D. 1841—1844. ÆTATIS 36—39.
    • CHAPTER XI. STEAM NAVIGATION—THE ‘GREAT EASTERN’ STEAM-SHIP, FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE UNDERTAKING TO THE LAUNCH. A.D. 1851—1857. ÆTATIS 46—52.
    • CHAPTER XII. STEAM NAVIGATION—THE ‘GREAT EASTERN’ STEAM-SHIP. THE LAUNCH. A.D. 1857—1858. ÆTATIS 52.
      • NOTE A (pp. 348, 368, 372).
      • NOTE B (p. 384).
    • NOTE A (pp. 348, 368, 372).
    • NOTE B (p. 384).
    • CHAPTER XIII. STEAM NAVIGATION—THE ‘GREAT EASTERN’ STEAM-SHIP. COMPLETION AND SUBSEQUENT HISTORY. A.D. 1858-1859: ÆTATIS 52-54. A.D. 1859-1870.
      • NOTE (p. 395).
    • NOTE (p. 395).
    • CHAPTER XIV. DOCK AND PIER WORKS. A.D. 1831—1859. ÆTATIS 26—54.
    • CHAPTER XV. MISCELLANEOUS WORKS.
    • CHAPTER XVI. MR. BRUNEL’S PROFESSIONAL OPINIONS AND PRACTICE.
    • CHAPTER XVII. PRIVATE LIFE.
    • APPENDIX I. (See Chapter V. on the Broad Gauge, p. 99.)
    • APPENDIX II. (See Chapter IX. on the ‘Great Britain’ Steam-Ship, p. 254.) Report to the Directors of the Great Western Steam-Ship Company.
    • INDEX
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