Perfect copy, decoratively bound, of this deep study on a multi-century project, begun under Peter the Great and completed in…1952 thanks to convicts used on the site. Published by the 'Société civile franco-russe d'études du canal du Don au Volga'.
Folio (33.7 x 26 cm).Helio-engraved frontispiece,  ll., 162 pp. with illustrations in text, 7 plates including 4 maps engraved by Erhard (3 folding). Contemporary dark green morocco-backed marbled boards, spine with raised bands gilt in compartments, gilt lettering to one, marbled endpapers, green silk bookmark.
Stock ID: 78098