General Description of the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges on the Chester & Holyhead Railway A Resident Assistant [CLARK Edwin] 1814-1894. or [C
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In grey boards, paper label with ms title, no title to spine. Internally, [3], 4-34 pp, [2], [1] advert, [3] subscribers list, 1 map (of Menai Strait), 5 illustrations within text, subscribers list includes Brunel & Stephenson, new endpapers, printed by Day & Son, 17 Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields. Uncommon. (Attributed to Latimer Clark in the final, 7th edition of 1850). (207*133 mm). Title continues: published with the permission of Robert Stephenson, civil engineer by a resident assistant. Clark, Edwin, who after acting as mathematical master at Brook Green, and then as a surveyor in the west of England, went to London in 1846 and formed the acquaintance of Robert Stephenson, who appointed him superintending engineer of the Menai Strait Bridge, which was opened on 5 March 1850. In that year he published The Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges (3 vols., the third an atlas). See ODNB.
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