Rivers and Canals: The Flow, Control, and Improvement of Rivers and the Design, Construction, and Development of Canals both for Navigation and Irrigation. Volume 1: Rivers. Volume 2: Canals.
VERNON-HARCOURT, Leveson Francis
Includes sections on canal construction, floods, jetties, tidal flow, estuaries, locks, irrigation, barges, and ports.
- Publisher: Reprinted from the Latest Edition by The Kyoyeki Shosha
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: No date. c. 1900
- Place Published: Tokyo
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good+
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
Reprinted from the Second Edition, Oxford, 1896. xviii, xii, 704 p. 23 cm. 13 excellent fold-out plates - flood diagrams, dredging and excavating machines, weirs, locks, tidal diagrams, tidal river improvements, canal works, ship canals for ports, Isthmian ship canals. Green cloth hardcovers. Spine ends worn, corners bumped, top corners clipped from front free-endpapers and half titles, owner's label on half titles, fore-edges spotted, left margins of plates spotted. Vol. II rear hinge cracking internally.