qA book to delight the heart and eye of a pontist whether he be an admirer and lover of bridges or a designer and builder. . . .q--Saturday Review of LiteratureThis profusely illustrated work describes the fundamental principles involved in the design of bridges, presents the historical background of the modern bridge, and includes a profusion of illustrations documenting bridges of all types. Spans from around the world are depicted, among them Lucerne's medieval KapellbrA¼cke; the magnificent MaximiliansbrA¼cke in Munich; the unusual qhoneycombq bridge between Orr's Island and Bailey Island off the Maine coast; and the George Washington Bridge, at the time of its construction, the world's longest steel suspension bridge. 401 black-and-white illustrations.aquot;A book to delight the heart and eye of a pontist whether he be an admirer and lover of bridges or a designer and builder.
|Title||:||Bridges of the World|
|Author||:||Charles S. Whitney|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2003|