RAVENEL'S ROAD PRIMER FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Edition: First edition.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1912. Hardcover first edition - An unusual and interesting book: one which introduces the basics of road construction, site selection, drainage and maintenance to elementary school children. Since transportation was undergoing massive changes in the US at the time with the increasing popularity of automobiles, this was especially timely. Illustrated with many black and white photographs and drawings. Questions and answers at the end of each chapter and several pages of endorsements. Bound in tan cloth with dark brown lettering and small illustration on front cover. 159 pp.
Condition: Ex-library with usual markings, but overall tight and clean (front board is slightly bent) Scarce in the original edition.