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CIVIL ENGINEERING TODAY.
Edition: First edition.
London: Oxford University Press, (1938). Hardcover first edition - A look at bridge building, tunnels, hydroelectric projects, dams and more. Illustrated with a frontispiece, 22 glossy plates and numerous drawings and maps. A title in the Pageant of Progress series, 158 pp.
Condition: Very good (previous owner's name, a few penciled marginal notations at end of book), no dust jacket.Book ID: 73051More details Price: $15.00
BEYOND ENGINEERING: Essays and Other Attempts to Figure without Equations.
Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1986) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book by this author and engineer who is perhaps best known for his works on such objects as the book on the bookshelf, the toothpick and the pencil. These essays attempt to bridge the gap between technical and literary cultures. SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated by Karen Petroski. Notes and references. xii, 256 pp. ISBN: 0-312-077858.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 75148More details Price: $50.00