The Britannia Bridge: The Generation and Diffusion of Technological Knowledge [Signed & Inscribed]
Rosenberg, Nathan and Walter Vincenti
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition. Small 8vo. viii + 107pp.+ envelope containing folded map tipped onto rear pastedown. Red cloth, silver spine titles.
Fine in a very good (+) jacket with several very short closed tears and minor wear at spine ends. Signed by both authors and inscribed to a "fellow bridgebuilder" on the front free end paper.
An economic historian and an engineer "reconstruct the problem-solving process involved in the building of the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits in northwest Wales." Number 10 in a series of monographs in the history of technology and culture published jointly by the Society for the History of Technology and The MIT Press.