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6 edition of Bridges of the World found in the catalog.

Bridges of the World

Their Design and Construction

by Charles S. Whitney

  • 28 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History - General,
  • Design and construction,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Design & Drafting,
  • Bridges,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7639041M
    ISBN 100486429954
    ISBN 109780486429953


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