The Builder, 1842, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

The Builder, 1842, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Builder, 1842, Vol. 2 Westminster-bridge has been where it is, and as it is, for a century; it was there when the designs for the new Houses were made, and we never heard that to pull down West minster-bridge to nearly low water was to be a necessary accompaniment to the adoption of any of the designs. If you and the other Commissioners had known that such alterations were contemplated, you would not, we are sure, have allowed the works to have pro ceeded as they have done, until nearly two thirds of the whole to above high water had been completed, including the renewal or repair of the arch stones. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 674 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 34mm | 885g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243207158
  • 9780243207152