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Author: NO AUTHOR. Title: Engineering: an illustrated weekly journal. Vol. CXXVI- from July to December, 1928.
Description: London; 1928; Office for Publication and Advertisements; halfcloth with marbled boards; 4o; with a wide range of articles and reviews; relating industrial developments and overlooking innovative projects, machinery, engines, tools, etc.; numerous ills., fig., plates, plans, diagrams, wood engravings; articles/ reviews in this volume i.a.: all-metal flying boat for passenger service (constructed by Messrs. Short Brothers (Rochester and Bedford), engineers, Rochester), with double page enclosure with plans and fig.; aerial ropeway at Carrara, Italy (constructed by Messrs. Ceretti and Tanfani, engineers, Milan), with ills.; the construction of the Delaware River Suspension Bridge, Philadelphia, with double page enclosure with plans and fig.; 480-B.H.P. "F" type aero engine (constructed by Messrs. Rolls-Royce, engineers, Derby), with double page enclosure with plans and fig.; the Royal Horticultural Society's Hall, Westminster, with ills.; 2-6-4-type express passenger tank locomotive for the London Midland and Scottish railway (constructed at the company's works, Derby, to the designs of Sir Henry Fowler, chief mechanical engineer), with double page enclosure with plans and fig.; the reconstruction of Piccadilly Circus tube station (Mr. H. H. Dalrymple-Hay, consulting engineer, Westminster), with ills. and plans); the Govan refuse destructor plant of the Glasgow corporation (constructed by Messrs. Heenan and Troude, engineers, Worcester), with plans and ills.; s.s. "Authority"fitted with Beardmore-Caprotti engines, with ills.; the River Tyne Bridge, Newcastle-on-Tyne (constructed by Messrs. Dorman, Long and Company, engineers, Middlesbrough), with ills.; the Canadian Pacific Liner "Duchess of York" (constructed by Messrs. John Brown and Company, shipbuilders, Clydebank), with a view of the ship; third-class sleeping cars, London and North Eastern railway (constructed to the designs of Mr. H.N. Gresley, chief mechanical engineer), with ills.; escalator construction at Waterloo Station, London (Mr. H.H. Dalrymple-Hay, consulting engineer, Westminster), with double page enclosure with plans and fig.; pulverised fuel locomotive for the German State Railways (constructed by the Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft, engineers, Berlin), with double page enclosure with plans and fig.; launch of H.M. cruiser "Shropshire", with a view of the ship; the Longford generating station, Coventry (constructed to the designs of Mr. George Tough, city electrical engineer), with ills.; extensive index; complete with one page and two page enclosures; XXVIII, 826 pp.Former library copy. Leaves dampstained at lower parts, some of the double page enclosures stuck together. Cover slightly worn.
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Price: EUR 150.00 = appr. US$ 163.03 Seller: Antiquariaat De Boekenbeurs
- Book number: 26127
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