Belidor (Bernard Forest de). Archietcture hydraulique, four volumes

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BELIDOR (Bernard FOREST DE).
• Architecture hydraulique, ou l’Art de conduire, d’elever, et de menager les eaux pour les differens besoins de la vie (Hydraulic Architecture or Art of managing, raising and cleaning water for different lifestyles)
•• Architecture hydraulique, seconde partie qui comprend l’Art de diriger les eaux de la mer & des rivieres à l’avantage de la défense des places, du commerce, & de l’agriculture (Hydraulic architecture, second part which comprises Art of managing water and rivers for the benefit of defense, trade and agriculture) (2 vol.).
Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1737-1739 & 1750-1770.

Set of four in-4 quarto volumes set, calfskin, decorated ribbed spine, Moroccan leather title page (binding of the era)

ORIGINAL EDITION (*).

Two title pages-frontispiece by RIGAUD, repeated, vignettes, bands and 220 engraved folding plates, (100 +120)

Minor accidents on two crowns; accident and restoration on tome I’s title page, few foxing on notebooks

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