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Antique Print-RIVER RUN-FLOODING-DIKE-RHINE-EMMERICH-Goudriaan-1823
1823 - Antique print, titled: 'Verhandeling tot onderzoek omtrent het vereischte vermogen van zijdelingsche afleidingen ter ontlasting der te hoog opzwellende afleidingen ter ontlasting der te hoog opzwellende, of door het ijs in afvoer belemmerde, rivierwateren, en omtrent de meest geschikte inrigting dier afleidingen, om daarvan tot eenen uitvoerbaren en voldoenen graad van zekerheid te kunnen verwachten de zoo veel mogelijke beveiliging tegen geweldige inundatien door dijkbreuken.' - (Dissertation on the limitation of the impact of dike breakage and flooding through the diversion of waterways.) Set complete with 128 pages of text, a page of errata, 1 plate, 1 map and 5 tables. The map is titled "Uitreksel uit de kaart van den boven Rijn van dew heer Wiebeking aanwyzende de groote riviersveranderingen die voor en na 1640 by Rees en Emmerik hebben plaats gehad." It covers the area along the Rhine river, east of Emmerich up to Calcar and Rhees in Germany. From: 'Verhandelingen der Eerste Klasse (zevende deel, 1823) van het Koninklijk-Nederlandsche Instituut van Wetenschappen, Letterkunde en Schoone Kunsten te Amsterdam. (Briefing of the activities of the Royal Dutch Royal Society od science, literature and art in Amsterdam.) Lithograph on hand laid (verge type with chainlines) paper. Watermark: coat of arms with french lily. Made by an anonymous engraver after 'A.F. Goudriaan'. Adrianus Franciscus Goudriaan (1768-1829) was Inspector-General of Waterworks under King Willem I in the Netherlands. Good, given age. Set is the complete loose section from an annually published briefing. Plates with original folds as issued. Images show front page and the plates and map. Size given is the size of the map. Text page size is 4o. (23x26,5cm.). Errata page quite stained. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 64 x 44.5 cm. The image size is ca. 59.5 x 34.5 cm. The overall size is ca. 25.2 x 17.5 inch. The image size is ca. 23.4 x 13.6 inch. Storage location: Wetenschap2-11
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