Traité Élémentaire de la Construction Des Batimens de Mer,

Traité Élémentaire de la Construction Des Batimens de Mer,

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Vial De Clairbois
Paris, chez Maginel, an XIII (1805)
a l'usage des éleves du Génie Maritime, & propre aux Marins, Armateurs, etc. - Vial du Clairbois

this is the complete version of Vial du Clairbois' influential shipbuilding treatise, comprising a re-issue, with new notes, of the 1787 work and a new second volume

2 volumes. 4to. ppxlviii 308 + 20 large folding plates, xlviii 312 + folding tables and 19 large folding plates

a little marking, but a good clean set in a mordern binding of morocco leather over cloth boards. all the plates and folding tables have been mounted onto a strong linen backing