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Our Waterways: A History of Inland Navigation Considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy - U. A. [Urquhart Atwell] Forbes & W. H. R. Ashford

John Murray, 1906, Hardback ..
Condition: Poor. A reading copy, just, being rubbed at the edges of the wraps with well-thumbed pages. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. Hinges exposed at both pastedowns. Shaken. Text acceptable. Map to rear cut pocket is torn along some of the folds and very fragile.

From the introduction: “The subject of the following pages is, in reality but a portion of a much larger one — Water Conservancy, or the scientific treatment of all the water received in these islands, a comprehensive definition of which will be found at the commencement of Chapter III. , and to the various other branches of which — Fishery, Water Supply, and the Prevention of Floods and of River-pollution — allusion will be occasionally necessary..”
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: [XV] 336

£12.50 (Now Sold)