Roger Gaskell Rare Books

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Civil Engineering

DUFOUR, Guillaume Henri (1787–1875)

Paris:  (imprimé à Genève.) Se vend à Paris, chez Bachelier,  1824
Binding: Contemporary quarter roan over marbled paper boards. Spine very worn.
£1,500


First permanent wire-cable suspension bridge.

NAVIER, Claude-Louis-Marie-Henri (1785–1836)

Paris:  chez Firmin Didot, imprimeur-libriare, graveur de l’imprimerie impériale, rue Jacob, no. 24.,  1811
Binding: Contemporary crimson morocco backed boards, flat gilt spine, marbled endleaves. Board edges a little rubbed.
Provenance: P. Hendee, twentieth-century bookplate.
£2,000


New docks on the Seine.