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ON THE APPLICATION OF CAST AND WROUGHT IRON TO BUILDING PURPOSES.
Fairbairn, William.

ON THE APPLICATION OF CAST AND WROUGHT IRON TO BUILDING PURPOSES.

John Weale 1857-58.
2nd Ed. Greatly Enlarged, With Corrections and Additions. To Which is Added a Short Treatise on Wrought Iron Bridges. xii + 202pp. + [x]. publishers catalogue. 5 folding plates, folding table, 102 figures. Some light browning, contemporary inscription, original blind embossed cloth, some minor wear, fraying to extremities with lower cornerts bumped with loss, rebacked with original spine laid down. Sir William Fairbairn first baronet (17891874). Engineer who assisted Robert Stephenson with the design of the tubular bridge over the Menai Strait. He and Stephenson also jointly took out a patent for the new principle of wrought-iron girders that had been devised for the bridge.
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