Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Festschrift zur Eröffnung des Dortmund-Elms-Kanals 1899

Berlin: NP, (1899). Hardcover. Folio. 59pp. Green cloth with code of arms of Dortmund in black, gold, silver & title in gold lettering on front cover. Illustrated title-page protected by tissue guard. Fascinating work on the history & construction of the Dortmund-Elms canal. Illustrated with 14 full-page plates in photogravure. Photographs protected by tissue guards, tissue on two plates missing. 1 double-page map, 6 plans in color (3 of them fold-outs) in rear of book. Age wear, scuffing and staining on binding. Head of spine bumped, affecting pages throughout. Two-inch split along head of spine on back board, firmly holding. Hinges starting. Slight water staining across top-gutter to some interior pages. Text in German. Binding in fair, interior in overall good condition. g. Item #22399

Contents: Geschichtliches / Beschreibung des Kanals / Abmessungen des Kanals / Bauwerke / Häfen / Baukosten / Bauausführung / Arbeiterverhältnisse / Betrieb und Verwaltung des Kanals / Kanal und Landwirthschaft / Verkehr aus dem Kanal / Verzeichniss der höheren Bau- und Verwaltungsbeamten sowie der Unternehmer und deren Ingenieure.

Price: $575.00

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