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The World's Greatest Suspension Bridge / [Title Page] The World's Greatest Suspension Bridge. Philadelphia To Camden. The Part Played In Its Construction By The American Cable Company, Inc American Cable Company

The World's Greatest Suspension Bridge / [Title Page] The World's Greatest Suspension Bridge. Philadelphia To Camden. The Part Played In Its Construction By The American Cable Company, Inc

American Cable Company

First edition. 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" in seafoam cloth-backed boards with illustration of the completed bridge affixed to front board. 47 pp. Illustrations, Foreword. Color frontispiece tipped in. Detailed photographic record of the construction of the Delaware River Bridge between Philadelphia and Camden, now known as the Ben Franklin Bridge. Published in the year of its opening. The bridge was designed by Ralph Modjeski with architectural design by Paul Cret, and was briefly the world's longest suspension span. Rubbing to spine and to spine eds and with light bumping to corners and wear to extremities. Very Good.

Inventory Number: 44187

$245.00