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Creator:
Ware, Samuel.
Title:
Tracts on vaults and bridges : containing observations on the various forms of vaults : on the taking down and rebuilding London Bridge : and on the principles of arches ... : with reference to the properties of the catenary, applied to the Menai Bridge : and a theoretical investigation of the catenary.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Thomas and William Boone ... Sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown ... and Josiah Taylor ..., 1822.
Physical Description:
xx, [6], 73, [2], 71, [2], 177 p., [20] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TG160 W37 1822
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Preface signed: Samuel Ware.
Errata: p. [1] of preliminaries.
Includes bibliographical references.
Illustrations by Sidney Hall and William Alexander.
Subject Terms:
Arches.
Boone, Thomas and William -- Publisher.
Bridges -- Design and construction.
Catenary.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1822.
London Bridge (London, England)
Suspension bridges.
Vaults (Architecture)
Contributors:
Hall, Sidney, engraver.
Alexander, William, 1767-1816, engraver.
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