Wrought Iron Its Manufacture Characteristics and Applications James Aston 1957


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“Wrought Iron” subtitled “Its Manufacture Characteristics and Applications” by James Aston and Edward B. Story. Published by A. M. Byers Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a third edition, this is an 11th printing from 1957, so stated. The book is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 7 x 10¼ inches with 101 pages. It is in very good gently used condition with some wear / marks to the covers, flipping through quickly the pages looked clean and unmarked except the first, title and last pages have some foxing.


A comprehensive guide to the history, production, properties, and uses of wrought iron. The book begins with an overview of the history of wrought iron, including its use in ancient civilizations and its development in the Middle Ages. The author then delves into the manufacturing process of wrought iron, providing detailed information on the various methods used to produce the metal.The book also explores the physical and mechanical properties of wrought iron, including its strength, ductility, and resistance to corrosion. The author discusses the various applications of wrought iron, from its use in construction and engineering to its use in decorative arts and crafts.Throughout the book, numerous illustrations and diagrams help readers understand the complex processes involved in the manufacture and use of wrought iron.

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Weight 31 oz
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 3 in