Lot 385 of 613:
1701 travellers guide to Versailles  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Nouvelle Description des Chasteaux et Parcs de Versailles et de Marly...

Author:
Piganiol, de la Force, Jean-Aymar

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Chez Florentin & Pierre Delaulne

Date:
1701

Description:

16, 426, [12] pp. 2 engraved folding plans. (12mo) 16.5x9.5 cm (6½x3¾") period full calf, spine gilt. First Edition.

First edition of this oft-reprinted travel guide. Largely describing the buildings and grounds at Versailles, the description of Marly occupying only a few pages at the end.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding rubbed; irregular creasing and a few tears to maps; worming to about 20 leaves at the rear; good.


 
Item number:
286661a
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