The struggle for water in the great cities of the United States by Marsden Manson. ... Reprinted from the Journal of the Associated Engineering Societies. [cover title]. N.p., n.d. [Boston, 1907.]. 23.5x15.3 cm (octavo), pp. 103-124, original cream wrappers printed in black, side stapled. First edition. The paper compared the system of ownership of the water supply of New York City (municipal ownership) and San Francisco (private ownership). Collected in Marsden Manson [and others], Efforts to Obtain a Water Supply from Tuolumne River (1907) to which refer for general note. Manson provided a brief account of San Francisco's water supply in a later article, "Outline of the History of the Water Supply of the City of San Francisco," Journal of the Association of Engineering Societies, 38 (March 1907), 109-124; reprinted in Reports on the Water Supply of San Francisco, California 1900-1908, Inclusive (1908), pages 3-13. Wrappers just a bit tanned and dusty, a very good copy. Provenance: Francis P. Farquhar Papers, Bancroft Library withdrawn stamp at top right corner of the front cover. (#166135).
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