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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS VOL. XIV SESSION 1854-55

Manby, Charles (ed)

Publication Date: 1855
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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London 1855 first edition. Hardcover octavo. Green cloth. Conveys some of the excitement and problems of the ambient Industrial Revolution. Articles include: Means of avoiding visible smoke from Boiler Furnaces by W. Woodcock; Coffer-dams used in laying Water-pipes across the River Thames by G J Munday; Waterbearing Strata of London Basin ; Bridge acqueduct of Roquefavour (with two large engraved foldout plates and one text woodcut) by G. Rennie; Sea Embankments in Morecambe Bay (4 woodcuts); Iron Roof over the New Street Station Birmingham (one foldout engraved plates and 12 woodcuts), Application of Screw Propeller to larger Sailing Vessels (1 foldout plate and 3 woodcuts) and so on. Good, binding secure, occasional tiny spots in text, hinges not cracked, slight fraying on top spine end. Solid. No ownership marks. Bookseller Inventory # a92332

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Title: MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF...

Publication Date: 1855

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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