CARMAGNOLA, Giuseppe - Trattato delle alluvioni diviso in ragionamenti teorico-pratici sopra l'origine, il diritto, e la divisione degli incrementi fluviali. turin: Stamperia Soffietti, 1793. First and only edition of this hydraulic treaty on floods and rivers. 4to (255 x 196mm). 7 engraved plates, the largest (140 x 310mm) showing the course of the river Po near Carignano and Carmagnola in 1778, with errata at end (light spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf, with author's name and title on spine (some rubbing). Provenance: at the beginning of the work some annotations in pencil and pen, with translations from Latin to Italian - erased ownership note on front endpaper.

Estimate € 500 - 800