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Greenwich House, New York - reprint edition, 1984. hardcover, 9 1/2' x 7 3/4", with dust jacket. Ours is an ex-library copy in transparent protective covering, with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Barcode excised from ffep.VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD unclipped dust jacket. Light-grey cloth-bound boards with silver type to black spine binding, with more than 400 b&w photographs (bridges in wood, stone, concrete, steel), drawings and diagrams, and index. A richly-illustrated study examining the principals of bridge design and construction (a sophisticated marriage of architecture & engineering) from the time of the Romans to the twentieth century. First part of this book is devoted to the applications of fundamental architectural principles to bridge design and construction; the second part looks at the influence of building materials (wood, stone, concrete, steel) on the form and structure of bridges. A classic book in its field, a book of both historical and contemporary interest to professionals and lay people alike.