Science & Technology
A Biography, illustrations from b&w photographs, paintings and engravings, bibliography & index, xvi & 345 pp, blue boards in d/w, corners a little bumped, d/w a little stained and torn, but contents very good, Book Club Associates/Longman 1972
22.1 x 14.4 cm, 700g, no ISBN
One of the very few books that everyone should have on their bookshelves. First published in 1957, and in print almost continuously since then, though now only available new in paperback at £14.99.
See the description (below) from the dustwrapper flap, and the reviews of the first edition.