A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON ROADS, STREETS, AND PAVEMENTS.

Gillmore, Q.A. [Quincy Adams Gillmore], 1825-1888.

Published by New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1890.
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Seventh edition (as stated upon title page). 258 pages. Hardcover: H 18.75cm x L 13.25cm. Original dark green pebbled cloth, light brown discoloration at top of front board caused by leather scuffing off adjacent books on shelf, spine's gilt stamping remains bright. Edges toned. Dark brown endpapers; front free endpaper detached and chipped with past owner's ink notes; ink ownership inscription and signatures on front flyleaf; occasional light foxing to interior pages; rear flyleaf creased at its top fore-edge corner. Binding retains some crispness. Else a very good- copy. A posthumous edition but still an important book by American civil engineer Quincy Adams Gillmore (1825-1888) who rose to Major General in the Union Army during the American Civil War noted for organization of siege operations and the tactic of utilizing modern rifled artillery breaching the walls at Fort Pulaski which effectively rendered stone fortifications obsolete. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON ROADS, STREETS, AND ...
Publisher: New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1890.

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Gillmore, Q.A. [Quincy Adams Gillmore], 1825-1888.
Published by New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1890. (1890)
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Book Description New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1890., 1890. Seventh edition (as stated upon title page). 258 pages. Hardcover: H 18.75cm x L 13.25cm. Original dark green pebbled cloth, light brown discoloration at top of front board caused by leather scuffing off adjacent books on shelf, spine's gilt stamping remains bright. Edges toned. Dark brown endpapers; front free endpaper detached and chipped with past owner's ink notes; ink ownership inscription and signatures on front flyleaf; occasional light foxing to interior pages; rear flyleaf creased at its top fore-edge corner. Binding retains some crispness. Else a very good- copy. A posthumous edition but still an important book by American civil engineer Quincy Adams Gillmore (1825-1888) who rose to Major General in the Union Army during the American Civil War noted for organization of siege operations and the tactic of utilizing modern rifled artillery breaching the walls at Fort Pulaski which effectively rendered stone fortifications obsolete. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-08070

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