Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887 Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887 Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887 Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887

Engineering News and American Contract Journal Vol. XVII April 23, 1887

Published by Engineering News Publishing Company, New York, 1887
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

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It's not common to find an example of this early technical magazine and especially not in such nice condtion. There is a small bit of soiling to outer edge of front cover, but it is otherwise very handsome. Oversized at 11" across by 14" tall. Numerous ads at front and back with bold graphics showing various pumps, pipes, derricks, engineering and surveying equipment, fire hydrants, valves. etc. Even submarine tunnels and early steam shovels.A sampling of articles include the following topics: a landslide on the New York, Central & Hudson Railroad, the foundation for the 1000-ft. Eiffel tower in Paris, and the proposed Long Island Bridge. Technical drawings throughout. Magazine begins pagination where the previous issue left off, but we counted 15 pages of dense text, plus 25 pages of ads. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18867

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Title: Engineering News and American Contract ...

Publisher: Engineering News Publishing Company, New York

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: Vol. XVIII, No. 17.

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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