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Book Description

First published in 1869 to promote the Andrew Handyside Company of which the author was a director, it was revised and expanded in 1873 of which this is the second and final edition plus a Presentation Copy from Handyside to John Bolden Esq. It deals with practical considerations which affect the choice of design in regard to iron structures.The qualities of material, classification of different systems, incident of transport and methods of erection are all stated from a manufacturer's perspective with special reference to comparative cost. Large 8vo.[10"x7½"] xvi.343pps + 4pp adverts.illustrated throughout with wood engraved plates and text figures original publishers cloth and brown coated endpapers.Scarce
Author MATHESON Ewing [1814-1917]
Publisher London: E.& F Spon 48 Charing Cross 1877
Condition Very Good

Price: £250.00

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