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John Rennie 1761-1821: The Life and Work of a Great Engineer by  Cyril T.G Boucher - First Edition, First Printing - from West of Eden Books (SKU: 10741)

John Rennie 1761-1821: The Life and Work of a Great Engineer

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John Rennie 1761-1821: The Life and Work of a Great Engineer

by Boucher, Cyril T.G

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Manchester UK, Manchester University Press, 1963, hardcover, x-149 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Very Good in Good dustjacket. Straight, and firmly bound, some darkening to top edge, previous owner details to front endpaper, light spine-end wear. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, light spine-end and corner nicks, some darkening, stray ink mark to bottom edge of front panel, in new Brodart sleeve. An in-depth look at the life and work of one of the leading civil engineers of his time, a significant contributor to the industrial revolution, and the designer of London Bridge, The London and East India Docks, Bell Rock Lighthouse, and many other important bridges, tunnels, and aqueducts throughout the country. Profusely illustrated throughout with sketches, diagrams, and photographs, including 14 black-&-white plates. Appended: Chronological List of Works, Authorities and References, Index.


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John Rennie 1761-1821: The Life and Work of a Great Engineer
Boucher, Cyril T.G
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First Edition, First Printing
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West of Eden Books is a home-based bookseller selling exclusively on-line since October 2003. We specialize in Out-Of-Print and Collectible Books with interests ranging from the Fine and Performing Arts to Science, Sports and Modern Literature. We are in daily contact with top booksellers worldwide and are happy to provide free referrals on request. Most of our listed books are first edition, first printings, carefully researched through our own reference materials and many other available sources. Most books are in Very Good to Fine condition with any flaws carefully noted. All hardcover books with dustjackets will receive a new archival quality Brodart dustjacket sleeve prior to shipping. Customer service and satisfaction is of primary importance to us at West of Eden Books. Our feedback from customers has been overwhelmingly positive. We pride ourselves in this and pledge to address any issue with any of our products or services to your satisfaction. Digital images available on request.


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