Description of the Iron Bridges of Suspension now erecting over the Strait of Menai, at Bangor and over the River Conway in North Wales...... CUMMING TG [Thomas] 1824-1839 Publisher: J Taylor Publish Year: 1824 Publish Place: London: The Architectural Library, 59, High Holborn. Illustrator: CUMMING TG Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 000095 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £400.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information 1st ed, 1824, VG, 2 pls, complete. In modern full buckram, gilt titles to spinet. Internally, new endpapers, frontis, , 4-55 pp, , 16 adverts, 2 pls (aquatints, including frontis, B&W, folding), plates dated 1824, 1 pl watermarked 1824, ink ownership signature to title page (George Peel), binders stamp to fpd (Delrue), paper repair to tear at base of p 33/34, occasional minor foxing and some light browning, printed by S. Gosnell. There was a second edition printed in 1828. Uncommon. (Allibone 2447. Abbey 526). (227*132 mm). Title continues: Description of the Iron Bridges of Suspension now erecting over the Strait of Menai, at Bangor and over the River Conway in North Wales; with two views: also some account of the different bridges of suspension in England and Scotland; Particularly of Captain S Brown's Iron Bar Bridge over The River Tweed. With remarks on the proposed suspension bridge over The River Mercy, at Runcorn Gap; and some calculations of the strength of malleable iron, founded on experiments.