Has subtitle 'With the particulars of his stoping the great Breach in the Thames Bank, called Daggenham-breach, compleated in 1720 by means of his Dovetail'd Piles. And of his last Works for the more effectual drainage of Deeping Fen in 1730'. Includes a 'Plan of the late Breach in the Levells of Havering and Dagenham'; prefaced by engraving (1790) of Dagenham Beach House, Essex. Original book 146p. including introduction and index. See also Perry's 'An account of the stopping of Dagenham breach ...' 1721 shelved at O.B. PER. Original manuscript gives Perry's dates as 'about 1669' to 1733.