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DODD, Ralph (1756--1822)
Observations on water; with a recommendation of a more convenient and extensive supply of Thames water, to the metropolis, and its vicinity; as the best means to counteract pestilence pr pernicious vapours. ... Addressed to the gentlemen subscribers to the intended South and East London Water Works. By Ralph Dodd, civil engineer.
London: printed by George Cooke, 1805.
101, [21] p. ; 15.4 cm. (12º)

Dodd is best known for his work on the construction of canals, including a published Account of the principal canals in the known world (1796).

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on second front free endpaper From the Author/ Jan: 24: 1807.

Binding C19th half black morocco, marbled-paper boards. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 4d., 2 August 1830. (Spiers Box, 51).

Reference Number 2112


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