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JEDDAH WATER SUPPLY - BALFOUR, David Ross.
City of Jeddah Water Supply.
Westminster [Jeddah]: Balfour and Son, (Gellatly Hankey,), 1947-48. Jeddah... due to that new and wonderful water supply, has now burst out of its ancient walls. They have literally come tumbling down as victims of the horns of plenty Red leatherette wallet (150 x 200 x 50 mm), internally divided into 3 sections, brass clasp closure, titled in gilt to front "City of Jeddah Water Supply, December 1948, To A.A., From D.R.B"; containing 5 hand-coloured maps, plans and sections on 4 large folding linen-backed sheets. Sheet 1. Drawing No. 1A: City of Jeddah – Water Supply Key Section (top) / Drawing No. 21: City of Jeddah Water Supply General Plan (bottom), 11 Dec 1947. Opens 810 x 750 mm, folds 140 x 190 mm, blue grained cloth covers with printed title label "City of Jeddah Water Supply"; two hand-coloured drawings each 810 x 380 mm, dissected into 36 panels and mounted on to linen. Showing the situation shortly after completion of the first stage, linking water from Abu Sheib to the city. Drawing No. 1A: City of Jeddah Water Supply Key Section, 11161, 11.12.47 Horizontal scale 1cm to 1km traces the route from Abu Sheib to Jeddah via the reservoir and other installations, giving technical details and references to other drawings (numbered 2, 3, 4). Vertical scale 1cm to 10m shows heights in relation to sea level including for the highest palace and highest building. Sheet 2 updates this. Drawing No. 21: City of Jeddah Water Supply General Plan Highly detailed 1 : 100,000 map of Jeddah and its environs, the Hajj route to Mecca, and the route of the water supply from the spr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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