A Dissertation Concerning the Present State of the High Roads of England, Especially of Those Near London. Wherein is Propos'd a New Method of Repairing and Maintaining Them. Read Before the Royal Society the Twenty-seventh Day of January and the Third Day of February, 1736-7. By Robert Phillips. Illustrated with Copper Plates
printed: and sold by L. Gilliver and J. Clarke; J. Stephens; and J. Roberts, 1737 - 62 pages
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