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Famousbridges
Famousbridges

Famous Bridges of the World by David B. Steinman 1953 HB

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Estimated to arrive by Wed, Jun 6th. Details
$3.60 via USPS Media Mail (2 to 9 business days) to United States

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Other Children & Young Adults

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Condition:

Fair

Format:

Hardcover

Publication Year:

1953

Category:

History

Edition Description:

Activity Book

Publisher:

Random House

Dustjacket:

No

Age Level:

Ages 9 - 12

Author:

D.B. Steiman

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More than a week ago

Item number:

3426718

Item description

FAMOUS BRIDGES OF THE WORLD By David B. Steinman Illustrated by: Kurt Wiese ExLibrary Book. Copyright: 1953. No Edition Stated. Second Printing. Published by: Gateway Books. Random House. 99 Pages. 8 X 10 Inch Hardback Book Boards Are In Fair condition with some light edge, corner shelf wear. Has had the library pocket removed from the front inside board has had the library page removed has several library stamps markings. Pages Are Intact Tight with several light soiling spots. No Dustjacket From the Flyleaf piece glued on the back inside page.......... Have you ever stood on a bridge across a great waterway? Did you feel strangely excited as you looked down on the traffic below? This book is about bridges and the men who build them gives the reader something of the same feeling of adventure. Here the author traces the development of the bridge from its beginnings in prehistoric times down to the great steel spans of today. Along with the stories of great men and their deeds, Dr. Steinman tells us some of the secrets of his craft. In interesting and easily understood detail, he recounts the history and development of the suspension bridge, the arch bridge, the truss bridge, and the cantilever bridge. For the next time you look look at a bridge, you will see also the long history behind it and the wonders that have gone into its construction.
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