THE HIGH GIRDERS. John Prebble.

THE HIGH GIRDERS.

Pp. x+222(last blank), 8 plates; boards slightly canted, with a couple of tiny bruises to bottom edges; price-clipped dust wrapper, lightly soiled, edges rubbed and split, with a couple of small chips; the free endpapers faintly offset, edges of leaves lightly foxed; Secker & Warburg, London, 1966. Reprinted. *The story of the construction and disastrous collapse of the bridge over the River Tay. Completed in 1878, the central spans of the bridge collapsed eighteen months later, carrying with them into the river a train with 75 passengers on board. Item #142823

Price: $35.00