San Francisco: State of California/Department of Public Works/Division of Water Resources, 1929. Softcover. Item #47041
The salt water barrier had been proposed for the purpose of damming off and preventing the annually recurring upstream movement of salt water from the ocean into the channels of upper San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and therby creating and maintaining a fresh water lake from which water... might be utilized by industries, municipalities and agricultural developments in the upper bay and delta regions. 667 pages with numerous tables and studies. All 131 folded plates are present in volume II. Both volumes bound in original green stiff paper covers printed in black. Titles hand written on the spines. Several tiny edge tears to volume I. Slightly oversized covers on volume II show wear and tiny tears. Both volumes very good. A very nice set in original covers.