Jugoslavija na tehnickom polju 1919 - 1929. Introductory text in Croatian, French, German and English as are all the captions to the hundreds of illustrations.
Kusevic, Rajko, editor.
Price: 475.00 USD
Beograd: Udruzenie jugoslavenskih inzeniera i arhitekta, 1930. 4to. 287 pp. 12 folding maps in color, maps in the text, 2 folding maps in a pocket attached to the inside of the rear cover, charts, diagrams and hundreds of b/w. illustrations. 34 full page advertisements for heavy machinery of all kinds from companies in Europe, England and America. This book is a detailed summary of the first ten years of the reconstruction of Yugoslavia. 1919-1929 after World War I. The entire country was under reconstruction, bridges, hydroelectric plants, schools, hospitals, apartment houses, factories, roads, communications etc. etc. This book was the joint effort of the organization of engineers and architects, a unique such organization for Yugoslavia. The hundreds of illustrations show the rebuilding of the infrastructure of Yugoslavia. It is doubly tragic to reflect on what World War II and the recent breakup of Yugoslavia managed to destroy of the infrastructure descibed in this book. OCLC locates 2 copies: Library of Congress and the University o. binding shows wear, Internally some faint browning on the edges of pages otherwise very good +.