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Early printed reports and maps (1665-1850) in the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers

by Institution of Civil Engineers, London. Library.

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Published by Institution of Civil Engineers : distributed by T. Telford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Institution of Civil Engineers, London. Library.,
    • Civil engineering -- Great Britain -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Civil engineering -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementA. W. Skempton.
      ContributionsSkempton, A. W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5855.G7 I57 1977, TA57 I57 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4473679M
      ISBN 100727700472
      LC Control Number79300954

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Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain). Library. Early printed reports and maps () in the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers. London: Institution of Civil Engineers: Distributed by T. Telford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A W Skempton; Institution of Civil Engineers (Great.

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