The Sennar Dam and the Gezira Irrigation Scheme
The Sennar Dam and the Gezira Irrigation Scheme
The Sennar Dam and the Gezira Irrigation Scheme

S. PEARSON & SON [engineering company]. The Sennar Dam and the Gezira Irrigation Scheme.

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S. PEARSON & SON [engineering company]. The Sennar Dam and the Gezira Irrigation Scheme. [London], Reprinted from The Engineer of September 26th, 1924.

4to. Original printed wrappers; pp. 15, 12 illustrations after photographs in the text, double-page section and elevation in the text; two copies of the publication, one with signed presentation inscription by S. Pearson to J. J. Hicks on front cover, the other with Mr Hicks' name on front cover and the engineering companies rubber stamp on title-page; the first copy with repaired spine; otherwise very good.
First edition, separately paginated offprint, together with 12 original photographs documenting the construction and opening of the dam (a few with marginal flaws). The project for this irrigation dam across the Blue Nile in Sudan had been started before the First World War and was finally completed in 1925 by the British contractor S. Pearson & Sons.
COPAC locates a single copy only, at Durham University.

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