Watermills; an Introduction (Signed)


Booklet no 1 in the SPAB Watermills series; a valuable and rare set of 10 publications (qv). Signed by the author, Baron Wilson of High Wray

Wilson worked in South Africa as an engineer from 1930-1934 before joining Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd, Water Turbine & Pump Manufacturers as Managing Director in his home town of Kendal. He served the Second World War of 1939–1945 with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, most of that time being spent at sea in capital ships. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and retired as a temporary Lieutenant-Commander, and then returned to Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon. He was chairman of the company from 1954 to 1978.

Second and extended Edition Illustrated card covers, bound with two staples, 24pp. Good condition. No Jacket. 8 plates

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