An autobiography. With a concluding chapter. HENRY BESSEMER, Sir.
An autobiography. With a concluding chapter.

An autobiography. With a concluding chapter.

London: Offices of ''Engineering'', 1905. First edition, 4to, pp. xv, [1], 380; 52 plates bound at the back, illustrations throughout the text; ex-library copy with usual markings, pages slightly browned, signature starting, else very good in later brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Bessemer is best known for his inventions in steel processing which revolutionized the steel industry worldwide, and laid the foundation of the steel industry in the United States. During his life Bessemer patented 114 inventions, including one for perforated dies and one for the manufacture of bronze powder and gold paint. Item #12225

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