Copyright © ( 2001 by Donald Langmead and Christine Garnaut

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Langmead, Donald.

Encyclopedia of architectural and engineering feats/Donald Langmead and Christine Garnaut.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 1-57607-112-X (hardcover)—ISBN 1-57607-569-9 (eBook)

1. Architecture. 2. Engineering—History. I. Garnaut, Christine. II. Title.

NA200 L32 2001

721′03—dc21

2001004229

1-57607-112-X (hardcover)

1-57607-569-9 (eBook)

07 06 05 04 03 02 01 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 (cloth)

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