The History of Tunnelling: Underground Workings Through the Ages (Gosta E. Sandstrom) soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Barrie & Rockcliff, 1963, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Glossary; Frontispiece; Plans;
From the cover: Few feats of engineering stir the imagination so much as those concerned with men working underground. Yet surprisingly little has been written on the subject and, among the general public, very little is known of what actually goes on beneath the earths surface.
This profusely illustrated book tells the thrilling story of underground work from the Cro-Magnon caves to the modern motor-tunnel under Mont Blanc. Long before the dawn of history there were specialists digging tunnels to reach flint and, later, gold, silver and tin lodes. The E…
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with several small nicks, faded at the spine. Leans. Edges of the text block lightly tanned.
Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 427 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I persuade you to have a look at more books within my Engineering catalogue?