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Author: VICAT, L.J. Title: Résumé des connaissances positives actuelles sur les qualités, le choix et la convenance réciproque des materiaux propres à la fabrication des mortiers et ciments calcaires; suivi de notes et tableaux d'expériences justificatives.
Description: Paris, de l'imprimerie de Firmin Didot, imprimeur du Roi, de la Marine et de l'institut, rue Jacob, no 24, 1828. Sm. in folio. W. 4 engr. fold. pls. and 16 letterpress tables. Nice cont. half polished clf., over marbled brds., spine gilt. w. green title shield, ruled in gilt and black. (XII, 149 pp.). (Large paper copy). ( pp. 105 - 116 lower blank margin a small spot has become a small hole [7 x 4 mm], a whitening fluid applied to mask this; pp. 117 - 125 the 'typex' fluid applied only, no tear.). Darmstaedter 1818: Singer IV, 448: "The artificial cements were made by mixing together chalk or limestoine and clay or mud in proportions that had to be empirically determined, because the chemcial reactions involved in the setting and hardenings of cement were then unknown; they are in fact highly complicated. Important pioneer work on this subject was done in France by L.J. Vicat".
Keywords: Civil fabrics civil engineering civiele techniek construction technology history chemistry Toon concrete
Price: EUR 570.00 = appr. US$ 619.50 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6352