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The letter codes, e.g., CEH W&W, are used to indicate the main reference relevant to the topic.
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Peter Rice
AEI
   An Engineer Imagines
first printed 1994, reprinted by Artemis, London
Illustrated personal account of Rice's own career.

Bill Addis
ASE
   The Art of the Structural Engineer
1994, Artemis London Limited, London
ISBN 1874-056-41-2
Illustrated project-by-project description of techniques.

ed. Prof. Sir Alec Skempton
et al
BDCE1
   The Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1
2002, Thomas Telford Publishing for the ICE, London
ISBN 0-7277-2939-X
Covers the years 1500-1830.

ed. P.M.S. Cross-Rudkin et al
BDCE2
   The Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2
2008, Thomas Telford Publishing for the ICE, London
ISBN 1-84159-047-9
Covers the years 1830-1890.

Neil Cossons
BP
   The BP Book of Industrial Archaeology
1987, David & Charles Publishers plc, Newton Abbot
ISBN 0-7153-8931-9
Good source of information on industrial processes.

Peter Ashley
BG
   Bridging the Gap
2001, Everyman Publishers plc in assoc. English Heritage, London
ISBN 1-84159-047-9
Full colour pocket guide to British bridges, organised by type.

eds. S.M. Johnson & C.W. Scott-Giles
BB
   British Bridges
1933, The Public Works, Roads & Transport Congress, London
A 1933 technical and historical survey of road bridges across the country. Black & white photos.

Jack Simmons & Gordon Biddle (eds)
BRH
   British Railway History (The Oxford Companion to)
2003, Oxford University Press, Oxford
ISBN 0-19-866328-6
An historical overview covering 1603 to the 1990s

Bill Addis
Build
   Building: 3,000 Years of Design, Engineering and Construction
2015, Phaidan, London
Comprehensive overview of materials, texts, instruments and theories.

Peter Cross-Rudkin
CEH EA
   Civil Engineering Heritage: East Anglia
2010, Phillimore & Co Ltd, Hampshire, UK
ISBN 186077637X
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

ed. E. A. Labrum
CEH E&C
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Eastern & Central England
1994, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 07277 1970 X
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

ed. Denis Smith
CEH Lond
   Civil Engineering Heritage: London & The Thames Valley
2001, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 07277 2876 8
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

ed. R. W. Rennison
CEH North
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Northern England
1st pub 1981, 2nd ed 1996, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 07277 2518 1
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

Roland Paxton and Jim Shipway
CEH SHI
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Scotland Highlands & Islands
2007, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 978-0-7277-3488-4
Comprehensive series of guides to extant Scottish Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

Roland Paxton and Jim Shipway
CEH SLB
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Scotland Lowlands & Borders
2007, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 978-0-7277-3488-4
Comprehensive series of guides to extant Scottish Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

ed. R. A. Otter
CEH South
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Southern England
1994, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 07277 1971 8
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

Keith Thomas
CEH Wales
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Wales
2010, Phillimore & Co Ltd, Hampshire, UK
ISBN 9781860776380
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

ed. R. Cragg
CEH W&W
   Civil Engineering Heritage: Wales & West Central England
1st pub 1986, 2nd ed 1997, Thomas Telford Ltd for Institution of Civil Engineers, London
ISBN 07277 2576 9
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

Roger Cragg
CEH WMid
   Civil Engineering Heritage: West Midlands
2010, Phillimore & Co Ltd, Hampshire, UK
ISBN 9781860775727
Comprehensive series of guides to extant British Civil Engineering works. Plentiful further references.

W. Jones
DIA
   Dictionary of Industrial Archaeology
2006, Sutton Publishing Lt, Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISBN 0-7509-4457-9

various
DNB
   The Dictionary of National Biography
2011, Oxford University Press
Reed Technology & Info. Services Ltd (digital version)

ed. David Doran
ECE
   Eminent Civil Engineers: their 20th Century Life & Times
1999, Whittles Publishing, Caithness
ISBN 1-870325-92-3
Essays by 30 contemporary engineers on a range of issues and experiences.

English Heritage
EH
   The English Heritage Members' & Visitors' Handbooks
1999-2008, pub each year, English Heritage, Swindon
Guides to sites and events.

R. Wailes
EngW
   The English Windmill
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1977
ISBN 0 7100 2241 7
General guide with details of many. B&W Illustrations.

Geoffrey Cantor, David Gooding & Frank A.J.L. James
F
   Faraday
MacMillan, London, 1991
ISBN 0 333 54291 6
Authoratative biography. B&W Illustrations.

W.O. Skeat
Skeat
   George Stephenson: The Engineer & His Letters
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers
London, 1973

eds. John Cantrell & Gillian Cookson
Maud
   Henry Maudslay & the Pioneers of the Machine Age
2002, Tempus Publishing Ltd, Stroud
ISBN 0 7524 2766 0
A series of essays on the men who made the machines that made the industrial revolution.

Gillian Nelson
HighBr
   Highland Bridges
1990, Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen
ISBN 0-08-037744-0
Guidebook with walks, includes some technical information, glossary, etc.

J. M. Pannell
IHCE
   An Illustrated History of Civil Engineering
1964, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London
From ancient to modern times. Organised by type ...roads, railways, etc.

Anthony Burton
IndArch
   Industrial Archaeological Sites of Britain
1977, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London
ISBN 297 77373 9
Region-by-region industrial history pegged to extant sites.

L.S. Garrad et al
IAIM
   The Industrial Archaeology of The Isle of Man
1972, David & Charles, London
ISBN 0 7153 5440 X
Comprehensive guide. B&W Illustrations.

Michael Stratton
& Barrie Trinder
IndEng
   Industrial England
1997, B. T. Batsford with English Heritage, London
ISBN 0-7134-7563-3 (limp)
Illustrated history by industrial archaeologists. Organised by topic.

eds. Eric Kentley
& Angie Hudson
& James Peto
IKBcat
   Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Recent Works
2000, Design Museum, London
ISBN 1 872005 25 X
Exhibition catalogue.

L. T. C. Rolt
IKB
   Isambard Kingdom Brunel
1st pub 1957, 1989 ed with Introduction, Penguin Books, London, New York, etc.
ISBN 0-14-01.1752-0
Biography with B&W photographs. Introduction by Dr Angus Buchanan.

Prof. A.W. Skempton
JS
   John Smeaton, FRS
Thomas Telford Limited, London, 1981
Biography
Richard Woodman
& Jane Wilson
Light
   The Lighthouses of Trinity House
2002, Thomas Reed Publications, Bradford on Avon
Trinity House is the organization responsible for the lighhouses of Britain

Bella Bathurst
LightStev
   The Lighthouse Stevensons
1999, Flamingo/HarperCollins, London
ISBN 0-00-653076-1
Tale of Robert Louis Stevenson's forebears, all lighthouse engineers.

Stephen Croad
LiqHist
   Liquid History: The Thames Through Time
1st pub 2003, B T Batsford for English Heritage, London
ISBN 0 7134 8834 4
Superb photographic illustrations, many historic, with short informative texts by former head of architectural record at the National Monuments Record.

Samuel Smiles
Smiles1
   Lives of the Engineers, Volume I
1862, John Murray, London
Embanking and draining; roads and travel; bridges, harbours and ferries; and biographies of Myddelton and Brindley.

Samuel Smiles
Smiles2
   Lives of the Engineers, Volume 2
1862, John Murray, London
Biographies of Smeaton, Rennie and Telford.

Samuel Smiles
Smiles3
   Lives of the Engineers, Volume 3
1862, John Murray, London
Combined biographies of George and Robert Stephenson written by a contemporary.

Samantha Hardingham
Lond
   London: A Guide to Recent Architecture
1996, Ellipsis London Ltd, London | 2002, B T Batsford, London
Pocket illustrated guide organized by area.

Jim Lewis
LLV
   London's Lea Valley
1999, Phillimore & Co. Ltd, Chichester
ISBN 1-86077-100-9
Hardback guide to the people, events and places of the Lea Valley, birthplace of the technological revolution.

Trevor I. Williams
OSH
   Our Scientific Heritage: an A-Z of Great Britain & Ireland
1996, Sutton Publishing Limited, Stroud
ISBN 0-7509-0820-3
Guidebook for locating landmarks in science, technology, archaeology, medicine and engineering.

Peter Jones
OA
   Ove Arup - Masterbuilder of the Twentieth Century
1986, Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Biography. See also 2006 edition.

David Cottam
OWW
   Sir Owen Williams 1890-1969 — Works
1986, Architectural Association, London
contributions by Stephen Rosenburg, Frank Newby and George Cragg. Edited by Gavin Stamp

David Yeomans & David Cottam
OW
   Owen Williams
2001, Thomas Telford Ltd, London
ISBN 0-7277-3018-5
From the series The Engineer's Contribution to Contemporary Architecture

James Dyer
PEW
   Prehistoric England and Wales (The Penguin Guide to)
1981, Allen Lane, Penguin Books Ltd, London
ISBN 0 7139 1169 6
Details of more than a thousand sites.

David P. Billington
RM
   Robert Maillart - Builder, Designer, and Artist
2008 digital, Cambridge University Press
ISBN 978-0-521-05742-4
Biographical study and survey.

ed. Michael R. Bailey
RS
   Robert Stephenson - The Eminent Engineer
2003, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, Hants.
ISBN 0 7546 3679 8
Biographical study.

Roger J.A. Wilson
RRB
   Roman Remains in Britain, A Guide to the
4th ed. 2002, Constable, London
ISBN 1 84119 318 6
Comprehensive guide to the visible remains of Roman Britain. Illustrated.

Richard W. Bagshaw
RR
   Roman Roads
2000, Shire Publications Ltd, Buckinghamshire
ISBN 0 85263 458 7
Brief history and suggestions on how to research Roman roads yourself. B&W illlustrations.

Richard Oram
ScotPre
   Scottish Prehistory
1997, Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh
ISBN 1-874744-69-6
History plus gazetteer of monuments. B&W photographs.

Simon H. Adamson
SP
   Seaside Piers
1977, B.T. Batsford Ltd, London
ISBN 0 7134 0242 3
Major reference. Covers England, Wales and Isle of Man.

Paul Dunkerley
SPd
   Seaside Piers
Research Day School on Maritime Eng. around the Irish Sea
1994, Maritime Museam, Liverpool
General history and technical details, particularly of extant piers on the Irish Sea coast.

Simon H. Adamson & Keith Falconer
Surv
   Survey of Piled Maritime Pleasure Piers in England & Wales
1975, Council for British Archaeology: Ind. Monuments Survey
General survey of extant seaside piers.

Anthony Burton
TT
   Thomas Telford
1999, Aurum Press Ltd, London
ISBN 1 85410 652 X
Biography with B&W illlustrations.

L. T. C. Rolt
VicEng
   Victorian Engineering
1st pub 1970, 1974 ed Penguin Books, London, New York, etc.
ISBN 0-14-01.1752-0
Enthusiast's history of an era.

R.J. Brown
WofE
   Windmills of England
Robert Hale, London, 1989
A general work on their history and development.

A.A. Bryan
WGE
   Windmill Gazeteer for England
The Mills Research Group, first edition 1998
The A-Z of windmills in England.

  
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