St. Petersburg: Izd. Studencheskoi biblioteki, 1903. , 204, 4, 3 pp.: ill. 27,5x18,5 cm. In period half-leather with gilt lettering on the spine. Good. Rubbed, stains and pencil marks occasionally, first leaves slightly deformed of water.
First edition. Extremely rare lithographed edition of lectures on building materials.
A course of lectures given by Wilhelm Bernhard (1856-1909), a professor of the Institute of Civil Engineers. Bernhard was an eclecticist architect, specialist in construction law and construction technology. The lectures were gathered by two graduates of this Institute together with student library that meant the small print run. One of the graduates, Vasily Starostin (1875-1960) was also attracted by civil engineering for the whole life.
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