[Saône]. TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE COURSE... - Lot 206 - Richard Maison de ventes

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[Saône]. TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE COURSE... - Lot 206 - Richard Maison de ventes
[Saône]. TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE COURSE OF THE FLOATING AND NAVIGABLE SAÔNE. Surveyed and engraved from 1857 to 1866 by the administration des ponts et Chaussées, service spécial de la Saône. Scale 0m0001 to 1 meter. Sl.n.d. [1857 - 1866]. One volume in-folio, contemporary black half-chagrin, 6-ribbed spine, gilt title on front cover. 1 f. title, 1f. text, 1 double-page map (map of the Rhône and Saône), 43 double-page maps of the Saône. Very rare first edition. Fundamental document drawn up at a very practical scale (1/10000th). It shows old land parcels, the towpath route, riverbank and courtyard developments, harbors, tile factories, the precise position of the 1840 flood and areas of former fisheries. Inside hinge split over 3 and 5 cm, wear to corners, restoration to verso of map of Rhône and Saône rivers, not missing.
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