Plain and Reinforced Concrete Arches


Melan, J.; David B. Steinman

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Melan, J.; David B. Steinman. Plain and Reinforced Concrete Arches. New York: John Wiley & Sons | Chapman & Hall, Limited (London) and Printed by the Scientific Press, Robert Drummon and Company (Brooklyn, N.Y.), 1915. First Edition (First Thousand). pp. x, 161. 8vo. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt rules and lettering to spine. Black and white photographic frontispiece depicting a reinforced arch bridge in Branch Brook Park, Newark, N.J. Replete with drawings, schematics, architectural renderings, charts, tables et al. Lightest rubbing to spine ends, contents remain bright, clean and unmarked; near fine. Scarce with no known copies of this title available on the market at time of listing. “This book is a translation of Professor J. Melan’s article on arches (Theorie des Gewolbes und des Eisenbetongewolbes im besonderen), published in F. von Emperger’s Handbuch fur Eisenbetonbau (Berlin, 1908). A second, revised edition of this work appeared in 1912, with much valuable material added by Melan; this latest edition is represented in this translation.” Hardcover. (#1101)