Life of Thomas Telford, civil engineer
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Published by Payne and Foss in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by himself; containing a descriptive narrative of his professional labours. With a folio atlas of copper plates. Edited by John Rickman. With a preface, supplement annotations and index.
ContributionsRickman, John, 1771-1840
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 719 p.
Number of Pages719
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19893502M

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