Large Quarto. 207pp. Original brown cloth over illustrated light brown paper-covered boards with brown lettering on cover. "In preparing this work M. D'Espouy selected drawings from among those made by winners of the "Grand Prix de Rome." M. D'Espouy's work constitutes a rich store of the finest drawings of the antique, the value of which is fully recognized by the architectural profession. The present reprint is the result of the careful selection of one hundred plates with a view to their usefulness to the architect and to the student" (publisher). Illustrated with 100 extraordinary b/w reproductions of architectural drawings focusing on Athens and Rome. Text in English, captions in French. Light wear along edges of binding, small chips. Previous owner's name on inside front cover. Some age toning in margins of block not affecting images. Binding and interior in overall goo+ condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: D'Espouy. One Hundred Selected Plates From ...
Publisher: Pencil Point Press
Publication Date: 1923
Book Condition: g+
Book Description Pencil Points Press, New York, 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. Tan paper boards w/ brown cloth spine and gilt titling on spine w/ brown titling to cover w/ vignette in mylar protected, unclipped DJ lightly soiled and edge worn w/ a few notes lightly penciled to front. Binding square and tight, Covers clean and bright w/ light chafing near corners, Prev owner's name and firm to ffep and Title Pg, light staining/foxing to eps and Limestone Mfg sheet laid-in, otherwise, Text block bright, clean and unmarked throughout on heavy, age toned paper stock w/ toned/dusted/soiled page ends. 207 pps, index, plates. As the second volume in a five volume series, this book follows "Architecture Toscane" by Montigy and Famin. The original was an old two volume set containing 100 plates ea published in Paris. This is a reprint of 100 drawings selected from the winners of the "Grand Prix de Rome focusing on Athens and Rome with captions in French. It is a truly handsome work that has been well preserved. Seller Inventory # 000580
Book Description The Pencil Points Press, New York, 1924. 2 vols. 4to. 2 vols. 4to. Brown buckram-backed boards. Fine, in Near Fine dust jackets. Signed "Scott & Prescott" on title pages. Seller Inventory # 211715