Sopwith, Thomas. Thomas Sopwith, Surveyor; an Exercise in Self-Help, (1994), by Robert Sopwith.

Sopwith, Thomas. Thomas Sopwith, Surveyor; an Exercise in Self-Help, (1994), by Robert Sopwith.

Pentland Press

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Sopwith, Thomas. Thomas Sopwith, Surveyor; an Exercise in Self-Help, (1994), by Robert Sopwith. Pentland Press, Edinburgh, 1st edition, 266pp. Hardback with dustjacket in new condition.

Sopwith’s (1803-1879) early life to age 45 is traced through his entwined activities as geologist, surveyor and civil engineer. At the pinnacle of his achievements, he was admitted to the Royal Society and settled into a career as mine agent several lead mines in Northumberland and Durham.