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Chinese bridges,

Author: Helge Fugl-Meyer
Publisher: Shanghai Kelly and Walsh, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bridges constitute, in fact, the main characteristic of the Chinese landscape, the beauty of which they enhance with their elegant lines. Chinese bridges have always interested those who have seen them. -- Introduction.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fugl-Meyer, Helge, 1894-
Chinese bridges.
Shanghai [etc.] Kelly and Walsh, 1937
(OCoLC)663754836
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helge Fugl-Meyer
OCLC Number: 1088739
Notes: Title also in Chinese.
"First published 1937."
Description: ix, 138 pages, 1 leaf frontispiece, illustrations, folded map 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
List of illustrations --
I. Historical notes --
II. Number and appearance --
III. Repairs and maintenance --
IV. Pontoon bridges --
V. Wooden truss bridges --
VI. Stone bridges --
VII. The Chinese arch --
VIII. Cantilever bridges --
IX. Suspension bridges --
X. Superstition --
Appendix: Bending tests for stone beams --
Chinese dynasties
Responsibility: by H. Fugl-Meyer.

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Bridges constitute, in fact, the main characteristic of the Chinese landscape, the beauty of which they enhance with their elegant lines. Chinese bridges have always interested those who have seen them. -- Introduction.

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