Bernard Forest de Belidor - Architecture hydraulique, l'art de diriger les eaux de la mer, rivières pour la défense des places - 1770

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Bernard Forest de Belidor - Architecture hydraulique, l'art de diriger les eaux de la mer, rivières pour la défense des places - 1770
Architecture, Illustrated, Reference works, Technology - Quantity: 1 - Book

Bernard Forest de Belidor - Architecture hydraulique, seconde partie, qui comprend l'art de diriger les eaux de la mer & des rivières à l'avantage de la défense des places, du commerce & de l'agriculture - Volume 2 alone - à Paris, chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1770 - VIII pp., 480 pages, XXXVII pp. - period full calfskin binding - quarto - 22.5 x 30 cm.

Condition: Crowns, joints in good condition, sound hinges, 3 cropped corners, ribbed spine adorned with gilded fleurons and garnet morocco title and volume number labels (Volume 4 on the spine), some snags on the covers, rare foxing, marginal water stains on some leaves, red edges. Second volume alone of the second part of this very complete work on hydraulics in 4 volumes.

Volume illustrated with a frontispiece, 2 headband figures and 60 large fold-out plates.

Exceptional documentation gathering the knowledge of the time regarding hydraulic engineering and its civil and military applications.

This copy of this reference work of the time is in good condition.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Architecture, Illustrated, Reference works, Technology
Author/ Illustrator
Bernard Forest de Belidor
Book Title
Architecture hydraulique, l'art de diriger les eaux de la mer, rivières pour la défense des places
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1770
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
480
Dimensions
30×22.5 cm
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