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Publisher: Yale University Press: 1980
Edition: 1st Edition..
Seller ID: 061511-I
1st.Edition 1980, Hardcover in the dust jacket ,256 page book. Through he is more often remembered for his architectural achievements,Benjamin Henry Latrobe was among the foremost engineers of the early 19th. century America, and designed the innovative Philadelphia Waterworks and the Washington Navy Yard steam engine. This large and beautifully illustrated monograph provides a detailed treatment of Latrobe's engineering projectsas well as a major collection of early technical drawings, revealing the range of materials, power sources, and devices employed by a founder of the engineerin profess... View more info