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Explication de la carte geologique de la France redigee sous la direction de M. Brochant de Villiers Inspecteur General des Mines
Paris: Impreimerie Royale, 1841. 2 text volumes. 4to. (267 x 209 mm), and large map in 6 separate folding sections. xxii, 825 pp. xii, 813pp. Hand-colored folding engraved map of France mounted on linen in Volume 1, text illustrations, one of which hand-colored, the large map comprising of 6 hand-colored engraved sections by C.E. Collins and J.M. Hacq after A. Desmadryl, each 730 x 1120mm, mounted on linen. Sporadic foxing to text, heavier to Vol. 1; small stamps to titles and last leaves and to verso of linen backing map.) Contemporary half calf with uniformly bound pull-off map case (rebacked, corners worn).Minor wear to cover of both volumes. Provenance: New York University Library (stamps). FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST MODERN GEOLOGICAL MAP OF FRANCE. The need of such a map was recognized as early as the mid-eighteenth century, but the necessary research was not permitted until after Greenough's six-part geological map of England was published in 1820. Dufernoy and Elie spent time in England studying Greenough's methods and then 4 years on field research in France, before the 1:500,000 map and commentaries were published in 1841-1848. A further 3 volumes of commentary were published in 1873, 1878, and 1879. Ward-Carozzzi 859-860; Norman 667.. First Edition. Book.
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