A MOVE FOR BETTER ROADS: Essays on Roadmaking and Maintenance / and Road Laws, / for Which Prizes or Honorable Mentions Were Awarded through the University of Pennsylvania by a Committee of Citizens of Philadelphia, with A Synopsis of Other Contributions and a Review by the Secretary, Lewis M. Haupt, Also an Introduction by William H. Rhawn

By: (Irwin, Henry; Bergey, D. H.; Olcott, James Bradford; et al)

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Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1891.. 1891.. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & spine. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed. xvi & 319 pages plus a 1-page list of publications by Lewis M. Haupt. There are some pencil notations & markings in the first prize essay. Very good.

First edition.

In his introduction, William Rhawn comments that there have been no improvements in the common roads to match the spectacular growth and improvement of the railroads. The University of Pennsylvania's competition aimed to remedy this situation. First Edition.

Title: A MOVE FOR BETTER ROADS: Essays on Roadmaking and Maintenance / and Road Laws, / for Which Prizes or Honorable Mentions Were Awarded through the University of Pennsylvania by a Committee of Citizens of Philadelphia, with A Synopsis of Other Contributions and a Review by the Secretary, Lewis M. Haupt, Also an Introduction by William H. Rhawn

Author Name: (Irwin, Henry; Bergey, D. H.; Olcott, James Bradford; et al)

Categories: Transportation,

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1891.: 1891.

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 4444

Keywords: TRANSPORTATION; ROADS; COMMON ROADS; PENNSYLVANIA; ROADMAKING; ROAD CONSTRUCTION; ROAD MAINTENANCE; ROAD LAWS; ESSAYS; COMPETITION; UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA; LEWIS M. HAUPT; WILLIAM H. RHAWN; JAMES BRADFORD OLCOTT; HENRY IRWIN; D. H. BERGEY; NINETEENTH