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Engineering in the Ancient World by J G Landels - Hardcover - 1978 - from Mollie's Loft Books. and

Engineering in the Ancient World

by J G Landels

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

BCA., 1978. A very good 224 page hardback book. Donation inscription to antiquarian society at top of title page, otherwise unmarked and virtually unworn. Lacquer on DJ rather yellowed, as usual with this title in hardback. 9 chapters, bibliography, index. 63 figures. An interesting, well-written text, covering such topics as power sources, water engineering, pumps, cranes, catapults, ships, land transport etc with a survey of the principal Greek & Roman writers on technology.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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