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

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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Title
John Rennie 1761-1821: The Life and Work of a Great Engineer
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Boucher, Cyril T.G
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Keywords
Civil; Engineering; Technology

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