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A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 239 pages. Price-clipped dust jacket, faded around edges. Contents: Water and the Land-- Ancient Irrigation; Spain; The Great Reclamations; Colonial Irrigation; The United States; Water for Drinking-- Wells and Springs, Qanats and Canals; Roman Water-Supply; Fifteen Centuries of Neglect; Nineteenth-Century Revolution; Other Countires, Another Century; Water into Power--The Water-Wheel; The Industrial Revolution; Early Turbines; The Turbine in America; Hydro-Electricity; Many and Water; Notes, Bibliography, Glossary, Index.