Souvenirs Polytechniques ou Recueil D'Observations, Mémoires et Projets, concernant la Navigation interieure, les Bacs, les Desséchements, les Portes maritimes, les Routes, les Ponts, L'Architecture, et autres Objets divers. Vol 1 (out of 3).

Paris, Carilian-Goeury, 1827.

4to. Uncut, partly unopened in contemporary (original?) marbled wrappers. Wear to extremities and missing part of spine. Internally fine. XI, (1), 376 pp. 

First edition (of the first text-volume) of this scarce work by French engineer Ainé of water related constructions, and all sort of waterworks, construction of Canals, harbours, bridges, pump-houses etc. in Italy and France.

Ainé was the French Chief Engineer of Roads and Bridges, member-professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and privately did extensive research on the arts of antiquity and their emigration from the East.

Order-nr.: 59961

DKK 1.500,00