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Lot 132

Schramke (T.) Description of the New-York Croton Aqueduct, 2nd ed., lith. title & 20 plates, New York & Berlin, 1855 & others, engineering etc. (6)

 

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Schramke (T.) Description of the New-York Croton Aqueduct, second edition, lithographed vignette title, text in English German & French printed in triple column, 20 lithographed plates, 17 folding, folding letterpress table, foxed, original cloth-backed printed boards, a little worn, New York & Berlin, 1855 § Hildage (H.T.) A Report on the Test of the Freezing Process as applied to Tunnelling, 3 parts in 1 vol., carbon copy typescript, blueprints and photographs, holes to upper margin where previously ring-bound, contemporary limp cloth, rubbed, covers creased, New York, 1907; and 4 others including plans for Peckham & East Dulwich Tramway Extension, v.s. (6)

⁂ The Croton aqueduct carried New York's water supply for 50 years, being designed to carry 90 million gallons of water a day.

Full Lot Details

Schramke (T.) Description of the New-York Croton Aqueduct, second edition, lithographed vignette title, text in English German & French printed in triple column, 20 lithographed plates, 17 folding, folding letterpress table, foxed, original cloth-backed printed boards, a little worn, New York & Berlin, 1855 § Hildage (H.T.) A Report on the Test of the Freezing Process as applied to Tunnelling, 3 parts in 1 vol., carbon copy typescript, blueprints and photographs, holes to upper margin where previously ring-bound, contemporary limp cloth, rubbed, covers creased, New York, 1907; and 4 others including plans for Peckham & East Dulwich Tramway Extension, v.s. (6)

⁂ The Croton aqueduct carried New York's water supply for 50 years, being designed to carry 90 million gallons of water a day.

Lot 132

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