The History of the Johannesburg City Engineer’s Department

Dj was scuffed at head and 4 cnrs, now restored. Book has 154pp in cl Index unfortunately of personalities only; 2 Appendices and a fold-out chart. B&w photos thru’out text. In spite of the lack of a proper Index the book is a valuable reference, apparently limited to 300 copies and is therefor scarce. Topics covered are Land Survey, Roads, Sewerage, Town Planning, Water Supply, Refuse, Black Housing, (Engineering) Design and an Organogram – fold-out chart. Author’s signed inscription to his Methodist minister.

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Compilation, introduction and commentary by George Grant and Taffy Flinn. A private printing by the Johannesburg City Council. Published in 1992. This 1st Edition cover is hard cover bound. In Very Fine condition the book is covered in plastic and comes with a Fine dust jacket. The size of the book is 305x218x15mm.