BÉLIDOR. Bernard Forest de. Architecture... - Lot 114 - Farrando

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BÉLIDOR. Bernard Forest de. Architecture... - Lot 114 - Farrando
BÉLIDOR. Bernard Forest de. Architecture hydraulique, ou l'art de conduire, d'élever et de ménager les Eaux... Paris. Jombert, Barrois et Didot. 1782 - 1790. 2 parts in 4 volumes in-4, small-cornered havana half-calf small corners, ornate ribbed spines, beige titles and black headpieces. Second edition illustrated with 2 frontispieces by Rigaud and 219 folding plates. This famous Bélidor's famous treatise, published between 1737 and 1753, brings together in 4 volumes hydraulic engineering and construction in aquatic environments. It covers transportation, shipyards, river development and various types of machinery water mills, sawmills, pumps, locks, inverts, canals, jetties, aqueducts Exlibris Mancel. Staining on the first 20 pages of the first volume. Also included, in identical binding: SILBERSCHLAG. Jean-Isaye. Théorie des fleuves, avec l'art de bâtir dans leurs eaux, et de prévenir leurs ravages. Paris. Jombert. 1769. French first edition first published in Leipzig in 1756. Silberschlag's treatise is a complement Bélidor's treatise. Wormholes in margins.
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