L'Isthme de Suez Journal de l'Union des Deux Mers. Suez Canal, Ernest Desplaces.
L'Isthme de Suez Journal de l'Union des Deux Mers

Scarce Suez Canal Periodical

L'Isthme de Suez Journal de l'Union des Deux Mers.

Paris: aux Bureaux du Journal, 25 Juin - 25 Décembre 1856.

Large folding sectional elevation of the Isthmus of Suez (approx. 84 inches in length). Volume 1 (Première Année), Nos. 1-13. Each number with large woodcut vignette headpiece showing the Suez Canal; index at pp. 209-214. [2], 214 pp. 1 vols. Small folio. Scarce Suez Canal Periodical. Recent quarter green calf and nineteenth-century marbled boards. Stamp of Société de Géographie on title. Fine. Item #225055

First 13 numbers of this scarce periodical devoted entirely to the Canal project and related subjects; it includes progress reports, bulletins from Egypt on local conditions as they relate to the project, international “faits divers”, etc.
The sectional elevation (Profil de l’Isthme de Suez) gives important visual detail for this landmark of engineering and international transportation.

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