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HATCH (F.H., Ph.D.) The Iron & Steel Industry of the United Kingdom Under War Conditions: A Record of the Work of the Iron & Steel Production Department of the Ministry of Munitions. 1st Ed., xii+167pp., portrait frontis., 18 photos. Privately Printed for Sir John Hunter, K.B.E., by Harrison & Sons. 1919  #56829
[HLMainPic] Rare privately printed but in content akin to an official history, sponsored by Sir John Hunter, Director of Iron & Steel Production at the Ministry of Munitions from August 1916 onwards; the author worked in the same Department & was a member of the Governing Body of the Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau. Contains accounts of the development of resources & plant, shell-steel, the Basic Iron Programme (on of Sir John Hunter's innovations) &c., together with graphs of production & consumption, interesting photos. of various steelworks, &c. Orig. green cloth, gilt VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £125




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