482: WASSERBAU – HUMPHREYS, A. A., UND H. L. ABBOT,

Report upon the Physics and Hydraulics of the Mississippi River; upon the protection of the alluvial region against overflow; and upon the deepening of the mouths. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1861. Gr.-4º. Mit 20 gefalt., tls. farb. lithogr. Tafeln. XXIII S., S. (17)-456 (so komplett), CXLVI S. Leicht läd. Hlwd. d. Zt. (108)
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Professional Papers of the Corps of Topographical Engineers, United States Army, Bd. 4. – Sabin 33797. Poggendorff III, 668. DAB V, 371: "The Report … was so valuable a contribution to the knowledge of the hydraulics of great rivers that it was translated into foreign languages and permanently established the reputation of its authors as investigators, scientists, and engineers of a high order." – Die Tafeln mit Karten und Diagrammen. – Mehrf. gestempelt, leicht fleckig. – Beiliegt der "Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the Progress of the Survey during the Year 1856".