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(1) Road Making and Administration (2) Highway Engineering: a Textbook for Students of Civil Engineering

Naturevolume 134pages754755 (1934) | Download Citation



(1) IT is no mere figure of speech to describe this work as one which has been long looked for by municipal and county engineers and their technical staffs, as well as by many members of the general public. Although it is stated that some knowledge of the principles of road con struction is desirable in the reader, the ground covered, the clarity of writing and the happy style of phrasing are such as to make the book eminently suited to all those who are interested in this rapidly developing feature of our modern civilisation.

(1) Road Making and Administration.

By Dr. P. E. Spielmann E. J. Elford. (The Road Maker's Library, Vol. 1.) Pp. x + 441. (London: Edward Arnold and Co., 1934.) 25s. net.

(2) Highway Engineering: a Textbook for Students of Civil Engineering.

By John H. Bateman. Second edition. Pp. x + 441. (New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.; London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1934.) 25s. net.

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