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Incredible constructions and the people who built them

Mel Boring

Incredible constructions and the people who built them

by Mel Boring

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Civil engineering -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Building -- History.,
  • Civil engineering -- History.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the building of ten constructions spanning 500 years of American history. Includes the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings, the Washington Monument, the Holland Tunnel, the Mount Rushmore carvings, and the Mackinac Bridge.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMel Boring ; drawings by Sharon Farricker.
    SeriesWalker"s American history series for young people
    ContributionsFarricker, Sharon, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH149 .B67 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination90 p. :
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2856972M
    ISBN 100802765602
    LC Control Number84019552
    OCLC/WorldCa11112745

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