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Page xxii - WATER WORKS, for the Supply of Cities and Towns. With a Description of the Principal Geological Formations of England as influencing Supplies of Water ; and Details of Engines and Pumping Machinery for raising Water. By SAMUEL HUGHES, FGS, CE New Edition, revised and enlarged, with numerous Illustrations, 4s. 82**.
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Page 2 - List of the Plates and Diagrams. Abbey Mills Pumping Station, Main Drainage, Metropolis (4 plates) ; Barrow Docks (5 plates) ; Manquis Viaduct, Santiago and Valparaiso Railway (2 plates) ; Adam's Locomotive, St. Helen's Canal Railway (2 plates) ; Cannon Street Station Roof, Charing Cross Railway (3 plates); Road Bridge over the River Moka (2 plates); Telegraphic Apparatus for Mesopotamia; Viaduct over the River Wye, Midland Railway (3 plates); St.
Page 6 - With Illustrations, and Portrait of George Stephenson. Crown 8vo. 4^. 6d. cloth. " From the technical knowledge of the author it will appeal to the railway man of to-day more forcibly than anything written by Dr. Smiles.

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