New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1899. Seventh edition. Hardcover. Item #46285
Part I, Theory of Framed Structures; 15 chapters on roof-trusses, bridge-trusses with uniform loads, bridge trusses with wheel loads, latteral truss systems, beams and continuous girders, bending stesses, suspension bridges, swing bridges, etc. Part II, Structural Designing; 14 chapters on styles of structures, design of individual truss members, details of construction, plate girders, roof trusses, design of single track railway bridge, highway bridges, Howe truss bridge, timber and iron trestles and elevated railroads, stand-pipes and elevated tanks, iron and steel tall building construction, etc. 527 pages with numerous calculations, tables, graphs, diagrams, an abundance of figures, and index. All plates are present, the majority of which are foldouts. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and rule pressed in black. Worn cloth at the spine ends professionally repaired. A very good copy.