Cofferdams

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Publication Date: 1956
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(Civil Engineering) COFFERDAMS. By Lazarus White and Edmund Astley Prentis. Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Columbia University Press, 1956. 8vo size book, gold titled blue clth binding fine & bright, the DJ reasonably fine w/just a touch of insignificant wear. 311-pages, lots of illustration, text leaves with faint yellowing at the outer edges of margins o/w text fine throughout. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Cofferdams
Publication Date: 1956
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 2nd Edition

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White, Lazarus Prentis, Edmund Astley
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Book Description Columbia University Press, New York, 1940. Hard Cover Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition First Printing. Ex US Naval library with few markings, no card pocket. VG+, no dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 053600

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Book Description Columbia University Press, New York, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. One of the folding plates has creasing from being misfolded.; xxiv, 273 pages + colour frontispiece (an aerial view of the second cofferdam on the Mississippi River at Alton, Illinois) + in-text illustrations + folding figures. "The United States Government has been engaged since 1932 in providing a nine-foot channel in the Mississippi River from St. Louis to St. Paul, at a cost of about $150,000,000. This vast enterprise has required the installation of twenty-six movable dams with locks, each lock and dam involving the construction of at least three large cofferdams. Never before have cofferdams been used on such an extensive scale. This book is written to make readily accessible to engineers and contractors the knowledge of cofferdams gained chiefly in this Mississippi project." - from the author's preface.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 10357

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White, Lazarus, and Edmund Astley Prentis
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Book Description Columbia University Press, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: UsedGood. ASIN: B00329Y9L2 Hardcover, 2nd edition, revised and enlarged; signed by the authors and inscribed to former owner; surplus library copy with the usual stampings; reference number taped to spine; illustrated endpapers; fading and shelf wear to exterior; otherwise in good condition with clean text, firm binding. Bookseller Inventory # 66557

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Book Description Columbia University Press, New York, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition Revised and Enlarged. Octavo. Bound in blue cloth with some handling wear: a nick on the cover and a shaved edge where the cover meets the spine. Technical fold-out drawings present. Bookseller Inventory # 025789

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Book Description Columbia Univ, New York, 1940. Book Condition: very good in torn dust jacket. photo's, charts, etc (illustrator). Bookseller Inventory # 007043

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Book Description Columbia University, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. 2nd . xxii, 311 p. illus. 25 cm. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Name on edge. Ships daily. Bookseller Inventory # 1410080058

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Book Description Columbia University Press, New York & London, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing. 311 pages in very good condition. Illustrated with many photographs, sketches and plans. Illustrated endpapers; Previous owner's name covered with a label on the ffep. Blue hardcovers with gilt titles on spine. Corners lightly bumped. White DJ with red titles. Tiny chips and tears on corners and edges. VG+/VG. Bookseller Inventory # 215652

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Book Description 1950 Columbia University Press, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Hardcover in good condition with fair dust jacket. A little underlining. Bookseller Inventory # 1386

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Book Description 1950 Columbia University Press, 1950. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Hardcover in good condition with fair dust jacket. A little underlining. Bookseller Inventory # 1386

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Lazarus White [inscribed] and Edmund Prentis
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Book Description Columbia University Press, New York, 1940. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth, top edge gilt, medallion on cover and title on spine in bright gilt, 273 pp, color frontis, forward, preface, index, b/w photos, color and b/w illus, graphs, schematics, three fold-out schematics: (1) Automatic Pump Setup with Siphon and (2) Closure Operations with Falsework, Lock and Dam No. 26, Alton, Ill; (3) Sounding Barge and Equipment, Bonneville Project. Other projects illustrated are Lock 6 Trempealeau, Wisconsin; Bridge Pier, Green River, Kentucky; Lynne, Mass; 6th Ave. New York, Red Wing, MN; Pond Creek, OK; Lock 12, Bellevue, IO; Lock 21, Quincy, IL; Hudson River; Kensico Reservoir, NY; Bonneville Project. Very light wear to edges and corners, flyleaves slightly age darkened, 1/2 inch tear at gutter of front paste down. Inscribed by primary author White on half-title page in blue ink: "March 26-42, To Spero from Lazarus White" and then below by Spero "Presented to me by Mr. Lazarus White March 26/1942 Charles Spero." The book presents information gained from the authors work installing 26 locks and dams on the Mississippi River project from 1932 to 1938. An inscribed first printing of the first edition, fine except as stated above. White holds two US and one Canadian patent (1931-1933) for methods for pile driving and substructures. Spero may be the same Charles Spero that served with the 835th Aviation Battalion of the Corps of Engineers in WWII. NewShelf Blue B9. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000096

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