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Brooklyn Bridge

Availability: In Stock
ISBN: 9781931414166
AuthorMann, Elizabeth
Pub Date19/10/2006
BindingPaperback
Pages48
CountryUSA
Dewey624.230974
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Quick overview Documents the building of New York's landmark bridge and the extraordinary family behind this legendary feat of engineering. This book presents the design, step-by-step construction, multiple setbacks and ultimate completion of the bridge, supported by diagrams and dramatic illustrations. It is illustrated with detailed colour artwork.
€8.09

As documented in the recent BBC TV series, the building of New York's landmark bridge tested to the extreme the extraordinary family behind this legendary feat of engineering. Their vision represents the dramatic framework for the story of how all suspension bridges are built. This book documents and illustrates the design, step-by-step construction, multiple setbacks and ultimate completion of the bridge, all presented in a readable manner, supported by diagrams and dramatic illustrations. This is the story of one of the world's most famous bridges and the remarkable family of engineers that built it. It is illustrated throughout with detailed colour artwork by Alan Witschonke. It also features historic artwork, archive photographs, gatefold illustrations, timelines, glossary, maps and index. "Wonders of the World" - the award-winning series that tells the stories behind humanity's most extraordinary creations.

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As documented in the recent BBC TV series, the building of New York's landmark bridge tested to the extreme the extraordinary family behind this legendary feat of engineering. Their vision represents the dramatic framework for the story of how all suspension bridges are built. This book documents and illustrates the design, step-by-step construction, multiple setbacks and ultimate completion of the bridge, all presented in a readable manner, supported by diagrams and dramatic illustrations. This is the story of one of the world's most famous bridges and the remarkable family of engineers that built it. It is illustrated throughout with detailed colour artwork by Alan Witschonke. It also features historic artwork, archive photographs, gatefold illustrations, timelines, glossary, maps and index. "Wonders of the World" - the award-winning series that tells the stories behind humanity's most extraordinary creations.

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