KEEPING, Charles (illustrator). John Stewart MURPHY (author). How They Were Built: Dams. London; Oxford University Press. 1963.
Royal 8vo. Original dark green cloth-backed pictorial boards with illustrations to both covers, in repeat dustwrapper with wrap-around design by Keeping; pp. [iii], 4-31 + [i]; with 3 fine double-page coloured plates and monochrome illustrations throughout, all by Keeping; externally near fine with a few indented marks to upper board, internally fresh and uninscribed, in a very clean, unclipped dustwrapper (12. 6d.) with tiny nicking to spine ends, small abrasions to forecorners and a small area (15mm) of indentations to upper panel.
First edition. One of the volumes in Murphy and Keeping's famous and commendable How They Were Built series.