HOLME (EDMOND, Bridge-Master) An Account and Admeasurement of the Public Briges, Within the Hundred of Salford, in the County of Salford, 1782
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HOLME (EDMOND, Bridge-Master) An Account and Admeasurement of the Public Briges, Within the Hundred of Salford, in the County of Salford, 1782
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HOLME (EDMOND, Bridge-Master)
An Account and Admeasurement of the Public Bridges, Within the Hundred of Salford, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, inter-leaved throughout including 2 pages of manuscript notes (one full-page with additional information concerning "Rochdale bridge over the Roch"), margins shaved just touching a few headlines, blindstamp on title and 2 leaves, nineteenth-century quarter morocco, slightly rubbed, t.e.g., large 8vo, Manchester, [no publisher], 1782

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  • RARE, ESTC locating only the copy in the Chetham's Library, Manchester. Written by Edmond Holme (described on the title-page as "Bridge-Master") in response to an order of the Court of Quarter Session at Manchester, the work gives a detailed physical description of eighty-three bridges, with relevant notes on what approvements are required.
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