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Colburn, Zerah, 1832-1870, editor
Engineering: An Illustrated Weekly Journal, Conducted By Zerah Colburn. Vol. III. From January to June 1867...
London, Office?, 37 Bedford Street, Strand, W.C., 1867. vii, 682; vii, 606 p.; illus.; 34.5 cm. Also includes Vol. IV, July to December 1867. Zerah Colburn was an American engineer specialising in steam locomotive design and a technical journalist and publisher. This volume reports on and illustrates the engineering marvels of his era. It includes double-page spreads of The General Plan of the Paris Exposition; St Pancras Station, the largest single-span roof of iron; Roebling's suspension bridge at Cincinnati; 12 views of the Central Pacific line in California. New locomotives, steamships, bridges and devices of all sorts are shown in sharp, clear engravings. Proposes a tunnel to France and other impossible ideas. Stock#LL001. Very Good, rebound with new leather spine.
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