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Title: JESSE HARTLEY. Dock Engineer to the Port of Liverpool 1824-60.
Description: Liverpool. National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, 1988., Softback. Reprint. Biography of the Yorkshireman appointed Dock Surveyor at Liverpool in 1824, who planned & constructed 16 new docks, adding 10 miles of quay space. His masterpiece is the 'Albert Docks'. The docks needed to be large enough to accomodate the new, larger ships, such as Brunel's 'Great Britain'. 60 pages, of which 5 are text including notes of sources. 50 old and new b./ w. photographs, also copies of original plans, mostly in colour. Near fine, no inscription, but white cover is slightly, faintly marked in 2 or 3 places. Landscape format 7.75" x 8.25". ISBN 0906367050 1988

Keywords: Jesse Hartley Liverpool Docks Albert Docks Liverpool & Manchester Railway Co. George Stephenson

Price: GBP 5.00 = appr. US$ 7.14 Seller: GBL Books
- Book number: 1907

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