A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on Which Roads Should Be Made Are Explained and Illustrated, by the Plans, Specifications, and Contracts Made Use of by Thomas Telford, Esq. On the Holyhead Road (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on Which Roads Should Be Made Are Explained and Illustrated, by the Plans, Specifications, and Contracts Made Use of by Thomas Telford, Esq. On the Holyhead Road

When the state of a society has arrived at a high degree of industry and wealth, so many persons, and such quantities of goods, are set in motion, for the purpose of administering to its business and its luxuries, that it becomes of the greatest importance to construct the public roads in such a manner as to admit of travelling with rapidity and safety, and of reducing the cost of the carriage of goods to the lowest possible point.

To explain how these Objects can be most effectually seemed is the purpose of the follow ing pages.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Henry Parnell

Hardback

Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780265441022

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.7 cm

Page Count - 453

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