[Engineering]. Stevenson, David.
The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering.
Adam and Charles Black
Tall Octavo, pp. 347. Indexed, folding b/w frontispiece Plan and Section of the Suez Canal, marbled endpapers, illustrated with b/w drawings, charts, and figures. Includes section of publisher's advertisements.
The expanded second edition of this title contains much more material than the first edition, which substantially reproduced the author's Encyclopedia Britannica entry on "Inland navigation". Stevenson was a well-regarded Scottish civil engineer who was a recognized authority on waterway improvement and other marine engineering matters.
Edition: Second edition
Binding: Green Cloth over Boards
Condition: Fair; several signatures loose, front hinge torn at bottom, some
Book Id: 13612