A History Of The British Gas Industry.

WILLIAMS, TREVOR I.

£12.00

Publisher

Oxford University Press.

Place

Oxford

Date

1981

Item Description

4to. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 304 pp. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. British Gas library stamp on first free endpaper and handwritten locations on top and fore edges; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 17 pages of black and white plates, including frontispiece, 18 text figures and by 2 pages of maps in text. A well researched history of the British gas industry from its origins around 1800 to the era of North Sea Gas. Trevor Illtyd Williams (1921-96), writer and historian of science and technology, edited the Journal Endeavour, founded by ICI and the five volume History of Technology (Oxford, 1954-58) sponsored by the company

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