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Author Name    Gillespie, W.M.

Title   A Manual of the Principles and Practice of Road-making: comprising the Location, Construction, and Improvement of Roads (Common, Macadam, Paved, Plane, etc.) and Rail-roads

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket (as issued)

Edition   2nd edition, with additions

Size   Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Publisher   New York A.S. Barnes & Co./Wiley & Putnam; Collins Keese & Co. / Perkins & Marvin / Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. / Cushing & Sons 1848

Seller ID   015061

After stating that the roads of the United States are inferior to those of any other civilized country, Gillespie offers a comprehensive guide to everything the roadbuilder knew in 1848. Brown cloth w/gilt lettering to spine, 340 pages + 4 pages of tables, illustrated. Edgewear, scraping/fraying/wear to corners/spine edges, previous owner's signature to front end paper, considerable foxing throughout, some dampstaining. (C/BT)

W.M. Gillespie, road construction, roads, road-making, roadmaking, rail-roads, railroads, macadam, paved roads

Price = 60.00 USD



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