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HUMBER, William (ed.).
A Record of the Progress of Engineering. 1865. Comprising Civil, Mechanical, Marine, Hydraulic, Railway, Bridge, and Other Engineering Works. With Essays and Reviews.

pp. xii, 59, (i). Frontispiece real photograph of JOHN ROBINSON MCCLEAN with facsimile signature below, 40 lithographed plates [mostly double-page, 1 folding]. Contemporary half morocco, rubbed and worn, some foxing, library book-plate and call number on verso of title but no stamps.

*The frontispiece of McClean is by the UNITED ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOGRAPHY LIMITED, 213 Regent Street, [London]. It is described as a WOTHLYTYPE. In this rare variant technique, arrow-root was used to size the paper. GERNSHEIM # 267 records the four volumes published in this annual series, 1863 to 1866. It is not common, COPAC only records the BL, NLS and Oxford as having the four volumes and Glasgow having three.

Lockwood and Co. London.

Date Published: 1866. Folio.

Stock No. 56324

Price: 165.00