(MCADAM). BYERLEY, Sir John. ~ Mémoire sur les routes anglaises, dites routes de M. Mac Adam… Lu à la Société royale et centrale d’agriculture. Paris: Imprimérie de Madame Huzard (née Vallant la Chapelle)... 1824.
8vo (215 × 134 mm), pp. 12. Stitched, as issued in the original blue wrappers. Slightly creased and dusty, but a very good copy.
First separate edition of the extract from the Mémoires de la Société royale et central d’agriculture. A report on the newly-invented English system of road building recently pioneered by John Loudon McAdam. It includes a short description of new road-building and paving in London (Saint James, Regent Street and Guildhall).
Rare: OCLC lists the Bn and Michigan copies only. No UK copies located by COPAC. Not in Kress or Goldmsiths’.