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Iron has been used for about 4000 years; it was essential to the industrial revolution and is still the principal metal of commerce. This book describes how iron and steel have been made from earliest times to the 20th more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 149.1 x 210.1 x 2.5mm | 81.65g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0747803919
  • 9780747803911
  • 1,254,344

About W.K.V. Gale

The late W K V Gale came from a family long engaged in the making of iron and steel and spent all his working life within the industry. He was a technical adviser on iron and steel history to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, the Black Country Museum and the Department of the more