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A History of the St. Louis Bridge;

WOODWARD C.M. [Calvin Milton] 1837-1914

  • Publisher: G. I. Jones and Company.
  • Published: 1881 , St. Louis:
  • Condition: very good
St. Louis:: G. I. Jones and Company., 1881 VG+, 1st ed, 1881, 48 pls, 72 illustration. A finely illustrated record of the great St. Louis bridge over the Mississippi, completed after seven years in 1874. In half black calf over blue morocco cloth, some blind tooling, corners worn. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles, edges worn with some loss. Internally, frontis, [7], (viii-xx), [1], 2-391 pp, 48 pls, including plans, diagrams, portrait & letter (1 folding & 1 with 4 views), 72 B&W illustrations within text, text block edges reddened. (351*273 mm). Title continues: Containing a full account of every step in its construction and erection, and including the theory of the ribbed arch and the tests of materials.

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