Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers

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W. Clowes and Sons, 1866 - Civil engineering - 378 pages
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Page 226 - STRENGTH AND OTHER PROPERTIES OF METALS; Reports of Experiments on the Strength and other Properties of Metals for Cannon. With a Description of the Machines for Testing Metals, and of the Classification of Cannon in service. By Officers of the Ordnance Department, US Army. By authority of the Secretary of War. Illustrated by 25 large steel plates. Quarto . $10.00 SULLIVAN.— Protection to Native Industry. ,By Sir EDWARD SULLIVAN, Baronet, author of " Ten Chapters on , Social Reforms.
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