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Maps of France - sections

No.
1
Publisher
Beche, 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.
£45
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No.
2
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.
£10
No.
3
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.
£25
3BF
Publisher
Cuvier, Georges & Brongniart, Alexandre
Description
Sections - 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.
£1800
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No.
12
Publisher
Naturhistorischer Atlas
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.
£45
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