Civil Engineering in Europe 1902 French illustrated journal rare monumental bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Periodicals, Bound Volumes, Civil Engineering, Architecture, French Magazines, European engineering projects of early 20th century)
Le Genie Civil: Revue Generale Hebdomadaire des Industries Francaises et Etrangers.
Published weekly, 1901-02, Paris by Talansier.
Issues #1012-1037, November 2nd, 1901 - April 26th, 1902. 441 pages. Text in French. Many double page plates as well as hundreds of diagrams and bw photos
Period 1/4 leather binding, raised bands, gilt compartments and title lettering, marbled covers.
Book is physically well over 100 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Scarce professional journal with detailed advanced articles.
Monumental heavy volume with a profusion of diagrams, photographs and illustrations throughout, including at least one double page plate in every issue.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed and stained but still supple, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, overall clean, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 13 1/2" H x 10 1/2"W.