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BUILDING CANADA:  A HISTORY OF PUBLIC WORKS. by  et al.)  Jean Simonton - First Edition - 1988 - from Capricorn Books and Biblio.com

BUILDING CANADA: A HISTORY OF PUBLIC WORKS.

by Ball, Norman R., senior editor. Preface by William D. Hurst. (Phyllis Rose, Larry McNally, Paul-Andre Linteau, Christopher Andreae, Robert Passfield, A.A. Den Otter, Arnold Roos, Letty Anderson, Douglas Baldwin, Mark Fram, Jean Simonton, et al.)

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988. 336 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "(T)ells the story of the public works that helped to transform Canada from wilderness to a modern country." Contents: Bridges; Roads, Streets, and Highways; Urban Mass Transit; Railways; Waterways; Irrigation and Flood Control; Electricity; Sewerage; Solid Waste; Public Buildings; Airports; Building Cities. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, very light rubbing on rear panel, a few tiny dents on rear hinge.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
  • Bookseller: Capricorn Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 28631
  • Title: BUILDING CANADA: A HISTORY OF PUBLIC WORKS.
  • Author: Ball, Norman R., senior editor. Preface by William D. Hurst. (Phyllis Rose, Larry McNally, Paul-Andre Linteau, Christopher Andreae, Robert Passfield, A.A. Den Otter, Arnold Roos, Letty Anderson, Douglas Baldwin, Mark Fram, Jean Simonton, et al.)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0802034497
  • ISBN 13: 9780802034496
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Public works, Bridges, Roads, Streets, Highways, Urban mass transit, Railways, Waterways, Irrigation, Flood control, Electricity, Water supply, Sewerage, Solid Waste, Buildings, Airports, Cities, Julie Harris, Alan F.J. Artibise, Abitibi, Air Routes, Airf
  • Bookseller catalogs: Canada - General;

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