Dupin, Charles

1819

Ports of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Two excursions to the Ports of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1816, 1817, 1nd 1818; with a description of the breakwater at Plymouth and of the Caledonian Canal.

DESCRIPTION: 

Charles Dupin (1784-1873) a French mathematician and naval engineer. Observation of this French engineer during vists to the major ports in England. Contains extensive sections describing the state and construction of the Plymouth harbor breakwater and the Caledonian canal.

Contains an engraved sketch of "Plymouth Sound and Breakwater (7"x7") and a hand-colored plan and transverse section of the Plymouth Sound breakwater (4"x8").

London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co. Bride-court, Bridge-street. 1819.

CREATOR: 

Dupin, Charles

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1819

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

United Kingdom

BODY OF WATER: 

N/A

CONDITION: 

Good  New modern heavy paper cover with pasted title label.

COLORING: 

Contemporary color on breakwater sketches only.

ENGRAVER: 

Unknown

SIZE: 

4 " x 8 "

PRICE: 

$125

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