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Bridges Books & Ephemera

Covered Bridges Of the Northeast

Covered Bridges Of the Northeast

by Allen, Richard Sanders

Covered wooden bridges of Bennington County. Historical and descriptive account.

Covered wooden bridges of Bennington County. Historical and descriptive account.

by Spargo, John

Bennington, VT: Bennington Historical Museum & Art Gallery, 1953. 8vo. 20 pp.; illus. Illustrated with one map, and reproductions of 3 paintings and 8 photographs of covered wooden bridges. Stapled; in original printed wrappers. Bookplate on inside of rear cover. Near fine.
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$17.50
The Guinness Book of Structures: Bridges, Towers, Tunnels, Dams

The Guinness Book of Structures: Bridges, Towers, Tunnels, Dams

by Stephens, John H

Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1976. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little age-toned. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
ERECTION OF MAIN RIVER SPAN, PASSAIC RIVER BRIDGE

ERECTION OF MAIN RIVER SPAN, PASSAIC RIVER BRIDGE

by JONES, Jonathan

New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1955. Offprint. Wraps. Very Good. Printed wraps; 16 pages. Illustrated with photographs and charts. An offprint reprinted from TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 120, 1955, page 208.
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$31.30
Privilege and Creative Destruction:  The Charles River Bridge Case

Privilege and Creative Destruction: The Charles River Bridge Case

by Kutler,Stanley I

1978. Privilege and Creative Destruction: The Charles River Bridge Case by Stanley I. Kutler, WW Norton, paperback, 1978, 191 pages.
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$4.32
The Carpenter's Treasure; a Collection of Designs for Temples, with their Plans, Gates, Doors, Rails, and Bridges, in the Gothic taste, With the Centres at Large, for Striking Gothic Curves And Mouldings; And some Specimens of Rails, in the Chinese Taste: forming a complete System for Rural Decorations...A New Edition

The Carpenter's Treasure; a Collection of Designs for Temples, with their Plans, Gates, Doors, Rails, and Bridges, in the Gothic taste, With the Centres at Large, for Striking Gothic Curves And Mouldings; And some Specimens of Rails, in the Chinese Taste: forming a complete System for Rural Decorations...A New Edition

by WALLIS, N

16 engraved plates. Title leaf. 8vo, orig. blue wrappers bound in later cloth-backed marbled boards, uncut. London: Printed for I. & J. Taylor, n.d. [but early 1790s]. First edition, later issue. Wallis (fl. 1771-73), who described himself as an architect, is known only as the author of three pattern-books. When the present book was first issued, it was accompanied by one leaf of Taylor ads. As copies were sold off over a period of many years, a new title-page was printed to accompany the... Read more
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$2,750.00
The new and admirable Arte of setting of Corne: with all the necessaries Tooles and other Circumstances belonging to the same: the particular titles whereof, are set down in the Page following

The new and admirable Arte of setting of Corne: with all the necessaries Tooles and other Circumstances belonging to the same: the particular titles whereof, are set down in the Page following

by [PLAT (or PLATT or PLATTE), Hugh, Sir]

Fine woodcut vignette on title (see below). [32] pp. Small 4to, early 20th-cent. calf, double gilt fillet round sides, a.e.g. London: P. Short, 1600. First edition and of the greatest rarity, this is the first of three issues as described by ESTC (which locates only two copies of all the issues in North America). "Sir Hugh Platt (1552-1608), held by Richard Weston to be 'the most ingenious husbandman of the age he lived in'...was admitted at Lincoln's Inn. Much of his life was... Read more
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$18,500.00
Report of the Cross River Commission appointed by the Brisbane City Council; To investigate what further facilities for crossing the Brisbane River are necessary and also as to the best sites for same

Report of the Cross River Commission appointed by the Brisbane City Council; To investigate what further facilities for crossing the Brisbane River are necessary and also as to the best sites for same

by (Cross River Commission) Hawken, R.W.H., Nelson, W.M., Wilson, R.Martin

Bisbane, 1926. Foolscap with paper covers (dimensions 34 x 21cm),168pp, 29 (1 - 25. I - IV Riders) folding plates, staplebound. Loosely inserted an advertisement for W.R. Smith & Paterson Ltd, Stationers, Printers, Bookbinders, etc., 286-92 Adelaide St, Brisbane. A tired copy, considerably edgeworn, with first three pages detached but present, small tears to the folds of some plates, with plate II Rider worst affected, with loss to the image at the vertical fold. The first recommendation from this... Read more
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AU$350.00
BEARING-RATIO EFFECT ON STRENGTH OF RIVETED JOINTS

BEARING-RATIO EFFECT ON STRENGTH OF RIVETED JOINTS

by JONES, Jonathan

New York: ASCE, 1958. Offprint. Wraps. Very Good. Printed wraps, 8 pages. Illustrated with charts.
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$12.50
DRAWINGS OF MAPS, BRIDGES, PROFILES, COAL BURNING LOCOMOTIVES, CHAIRS, BRAKES, SPLICES, & C. Accompanying the Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners for 1856

DRAWINGS OF MAPS, BRIDGES, PROFILES, COAL BURNING LOCOMOTIVES, CHAIRS, BRAKES, SPLICES, & C. Accompanying the Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners for 1856

by [RAILROADS]

Albany, NY: C. Van Benthuysen, 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Occasional very minor tear or stain but quite clean and whole, firmly bound. Near Fine. Original gilt-lettered brown cloth (6" x 9-1/4") rebacked with later black cloth. Complete with 2 folding maps and 46 plates, most folding. There is a very large folding hand-colored map of the state of New York and a smaller folding map of the cities of New York and Brooklyn showing the routes of the horse railroads. The plates depict bridges,... Read more
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$562.50
Bridges; A History Of The World's Most Famous & Important Spans

Bridges; A History Of The World's Most Famous & Important Spans

by Dupre, Judith

Konemann, Germany, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. introductory essay by Frank Gehry, Introduction by author, glossary, bibliography, index and acknowledgements and illustrations sources. The text is illustrated with maps, and black-and-white photography. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with white and red coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to... Read more
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AU$25.03