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Title: La Meuse. Études faites par ordre du Gouvernement Belge. I. Rapport du 23 Décembre 1839. (Rapport) N° 90 ( de la) Chambre des Représentants - Session 1839 - 1840.
Description: 5. Bruxelles, Ve H. Remy, Imprimeur du Roi, Mars 1840, in-folio, (4)nn pp + 163 pp + (4)nn pp , sewn, original printed wrapper, (wrapper and first page seriously dustsoiled, upper corner of first pages torn - with loss of paper - no text loss. (interior fine). In 1820 when the future Belgium and The Netherlands were re-united the government in the Hague took over the administration of the river Meuse. On January 1st 1840 this was reversed for the Belgian part of the river. The administration was taken over by Brussels. This rare and exhaustive report describes the geographical, nautical and economical history and situation of the river; with many details on e.g. the nature of merchandises which are shipped, statistical data on ships, toll tariffs etc. This is the first report in a series of five. .


Price: EUR 200.00 = appr. US$ 217.37 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 40024