Ain - BOISSEL (T. C. G.). Picturesque journey... - Lot 244 - De Baecque et Associés

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Ain - BOISSEL (T. C. G.). Picturesque journey... - Lot 244 - De Baecque et Associés
Ain - BOISSEL (T. C. G.). Picturesque journey and navigation executed on a part of the Rhône, considered as not navigable. Paris, Du Pont, year III (1795). In-4° of 155 pages, half red basane (modern binding).
Rare first edition of this project to make the commercial and navigable route from Lake Geneva to Bellegarde. Beautifully printed by Pierre Dupont de Nemours (politician and printer from 1791 to 1800), it is illustrated with a MAP AND 17 ENGRAVED DEPLIANT PLATES, some in etching, after the author's drawings: Views, panoramas, waterfalls, bridges, white water scenes...). The title has been bound in after the introduction.
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