PublisherBeche, de la, HT
Description Coast Section from Fecamp (Dept of the Seine Inferieure) to Grand Camp, (Dept of Calvados),1821 in Trans of the Geol.Soc. Scale not given, approx1"=1mile. Shows coast where D-day landings took place. Colour washed engraving, 24x37cm (9.5"x14.5"), flat with original centre fold. Clean and bright. In very good condition.
Publisher Blackie & Son
Description A Section of the Earth's Crust Across England, France and Italy, 1883. Schematic section not to scale from N Wales, via Dover, Paris Basin, Alps, Lombardy Plains, Apennines to the Mediterranean Sea. Colour print, 25x32cm. Flat with central fold. Bright, in very good condition.
Publisher Malt Brun
Description Coupes Geologiques, 1843. Not to scale. Hand-coloured engraving, 38x59cm. Sections: Paris to Colmar, Ardennes to Limousin; several across the Pyrenees; plus Derbyshire and Cumberland. All sections attributed and the English ones are faithful copies from Coneybeare and Phillips. Flat with central fold. Clear plate impression. In very good condition.
PublisherCuvier, Georges & Brongniart, Alexandre
DescriptionSections - Environs de Paris,
1811, Essai sur la Geographie Mineralogique des Environs de Paris, avec une Carte Geognostique, et des Coupes de Terrain, Baudoin, Paris, 1811. 1st edition. 17.5"x30.5", scales 1:2,000 Vertical and 1:66,000 Horizontal. Hand coloured, folded cartridge paper, with folds reinforced at back with transparent archival tape, clean, bright and in very good condition. See Books/France
for full description.
Description Durchschnitte von Frankreich Cross-sections of France. c.1828. 62cm x 49cm (24.5"x19.5") Hand coloured lithographs on flat cartridge paper. With minor marginal tears and very slight foxing. Shows four sections: 1. 'idealised' section of the Landes from the Pyrenees to the Vendee; 2. 'idealised' section from Normandy through Paris, the Vosges Mountains to Strassbourg and the Black Forest; 3. A pair of correlated sections without location, with the right hand section showing much more observed detail. In good to very good condition.