Lot 59 of 195:
Les Grand Prix de Rome D'Architecture 1850-1900  

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Title:
Les Grand Prix de Rome D'Architecture de 1850 a 1900

Author:
Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Armand Guérinet

Date:
[c.1904]

Description:
9 volumes. Hundreds of phototype plates reproducing drawings, some folding. 4 folios 44x32 cm (17¼x12½"), and 5 oblong folios 32x46.5 cm (12½x18¼"). Each in half morocco and cloth, gilt-lettered spines. A spectacular gathering of 115 idealized concepts illustrating all the winning entries for the prix de Rome from 1850 to 1904, for major buildings and complexes. Includes images of: cathedrals, hospitals, railroad stations, palaces, museums, spas and monuments; all rendered with precise detail and superb draftsmanship in the incredibly lavish classicist style of the Beaux Arts. Property of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Northern California Chapter, sold for the benefit of this organization.

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Condition:
Bindings in disrepair, a few spines detached or lacking, some covers detached, a few endpapers lacking; contents not collated but appear complete, marginal finger soiling in each; good to very good.


 
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