Two albums of related manuscript drawings of engineering projects in Germany for river & waterway control (Vol. I) and the building of bridges for railways and roads (Vol. II). Vol. I: eleven finely drawn & hand-colored plates (five single-page, four double page (415 x 650 mm.), and two double-page & folding (820 x 650 mm.); Vol. II: ten finely drawn & hand-colored double-page (one triple-page) plates (415 x 650 mm). Two vols. Large 4to (420 x 348 mm.), orig. cloth. [Germany]: 1890-93
by HYDRAULIC & BRIDGE ENGINEERING IN GERMANY
Two handsome albums with 21 finely-drawn technical illustrations employing black ink and wash water colors. Almost all of the illustrations are signed "Karl Hübler" and dated by him from 1890-93. Some are also signed by "Engessen" and "Sayer," who were perhaps the design engineers. Laid-in are ten further fine folding original pen-&-ink drawings with wash water coloring concerning different water and bridge engineering projects in Bavaria as well as a printed contract for engineering projects for the state from about 1900.
(Inventory #: 5966)
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