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Size 5.5 x 8.0 inches. In illustrated dark grey covers with gilt crane to spine and elaborate red and white decor. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Prize bookplkate to front endpaper, dated 1922. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 377pp. 16pp cat. With 19 b/w photographs. The author describes some of the major engineering acheivements of his time.
Title: The Romance of Modern Engineering. Containing interesting descriptions in Non-Technical Language of the Nile Dam, The Panama Canal, The Tower Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Trans-Siberian Railway, The Niagara Falls Power Co., Bermuda Floating Dock, etc., etc.; New Edition, Revised and Brought up to Date by T.W.Corbin. With many Illustrations.
Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. 1921.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 71135
Keywords: ENGINEERING ARCHIBALD WILLIAMS, Romance, Modern Engineering, Non-Technical Language, Nile Dam, Panama Canal, Tower Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, Trans-Siberian Railway, Niagara Falls Power Co., Bermuda Floating Dock, photographs, New Edition, Revised,