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Title:
Paris: A Travers Les Ages Aspects Successifs Des Monuments et Quartiers Historiques de Paris Depuis le XIIIe Siècle Jusqu'a a Nos Jours...

Author:
Hoffbauer, Fedor

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Firmin-Didot

Date:
1875-1882

Description:
2 vols. With 69 lithographed plates (most in chromolithography) from drawings by Hoffbauer; 23 maps & plans, most with glassine overlays with keys. Text by Èdouard Fournier, Paul LaCroix, A. Demontaiglon, and others. 17½x12½, period half red morocco & mottled boards, spines tooled in gilt, raised bands, t.e.g. Spectacular work portraying in chromolithography the evolution over the centuries of the great buildings and landmarks of Paris, including the Bastille, the Louvre, Notre-Dame, and many others. The most interesting feature of this series derives from the pictorial progressions of key sites still familiar in Paris today, as the monumental view spots materialized architecturally.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear to edges and corners, joints cracking, tear to spne strip of Vol. I, with glue repair; occasional foxing within, labels affixed to endpapers, front free endpaper of Vol. I with corner clipped; else very good.


 
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