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Canal Maritime de la Seine. Rapports de la Commission des Inspecteurs des Ponts-et-Chaussees, sur les plans et projets presentes par les Soumissionaires, en vertu de l'Ordonnance royale du 16 fevrier 1825

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Canal Maritime de la Seine. Rapports de la Commission des Inspecteurs des Ponts-et-Chaussees, sur les plans et projets presentes par les Soumissionaires, en vertu de l'Ordonnance royale du 16 fevrier 1825

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Paris: Firmin Didot, 1828. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of the MOST IMPORTANT MONOGRAPH ON THE CANAL LINKING PARIS WITH THE SEA, one of the great engineering projects of its time. XI, 221 pp. plus 3 lithographed maps. The book is divided into two sections: Besons (near Paris) to Rouen, and Rouen to Le Havre. Each section is divided into numerous (and very detailed) subsections. Numerous tables throughout. At the end are three large folding lithographed maps, with the course of the Seine colored by hand in blue. Beautifully printed by Didot on fine wove paper, with large margins. From the library of noted engineer Rudolph Glossop (1902-1993), with his bookplate on pastedown. 4to. Attractively bound in half crimson morocco. FINE AND BRIGHT, with no defects. An outstanding copy of an important book.

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Canal Maritime de la Seine. Rapports de la Commission des Inspecteurs des Ponts-et-Chaussees, sur les plans et projets presentes par les Soumissionaires, en vertu de l'Ordonnance royale du 16 fevrier 1825
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Commission des Inspecteurs des Ponts-et-Chaussees
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Paris: Firmin Didot, 1828
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