High-Ways & Dry-Ways; or, the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges. HEAD Francis Bond Sir 1793-1875 Publisher: John Murray Publish Year: 1850 Publish Place: Albemarle Street, London Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 005401 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £85.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information 1st ed, VG, 1850. In modern grey boards, titles to spine in black to a cream paper label. Internally, new cream endpapers, , , 2-86 pp, printed by W Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street, some browning to edges, some marginal loss to 1 leaf. Chapters on: The Principle of building. Construction of the Tubes and Towers. The Floating of the Tube. Raising the Tube. Mr Fairburns Claims. Moral and the Postscript. Head, colonial governor and author, nicknamed Galloping Head for his exploits in South America. See ODNB.