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Recueil d'Architecture Civile : Contenant les Plans, Coupes et Elevations des Chateaux, Maisons de Campagne, et Habitations Rurales, Jardins Anglais, Temples, Chaumieres, Kiosques, Ponts, etc. : Situes, aux Environs de Paris et dans les Departemens Voisin

Krafft, J. Ch. ; 1764 to 1833 / Jean Charles Krafft

Published by A Paris : De L'imprimerie De Crapelet : Chez Bance Aine, Marchand D'estampes, Rue Saint Denis, et Chez Les Principaux Libraires De L'empire et De L'europe 1812 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd., A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT, 1812
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142 pages. Folio Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Includes 2 large fold out pages. Illustrations are in black and white. English translation of the French title: Collection of civil architecture: containing the plans, cuts and rises in the castles, country houses, and dwellings rural, English gardens, temples, thatched cottages, kiosks, bridges, etc, located, around Paris and in the close departemens, with the decorations interieures, and the detail of what relates to the embellishment of the gardens; work made up of 121 folio boards large, accompanied by an explanatory text. Full title reads: Recueil d'Architecture Civile : Contenant les Plans, Coupes et Elevations des Chateaux, Maisons de Campagne, et Habitations Rurales, Jardins Anglais, Temples, Chaumieres, Kiosques, Ponts, etc. : Situes, aux Environs de Paris et dans les Departemens Voisins, avec les Decorations Interieures, et le Detail de ce qui Concerne l'Embellissement des Jardins ; Ouvrage compose de 121 Planches Grand in-folio, Accompagne d'un Texte Explicatif. Preface: L'ouvrage que nous publions aujourd’hui contient les pIans elevations et details de plus de cent edifices d'un genre agreable, eleves la plupart dans les environs de Paris et des grandes villes de Ia France, par Ies plus celebres architectes, presque tous encore vivans. Cette Collection est du plus grand interet pour tous les architectes, tant ceux qui sont consommes dans leur art, que ceux qui peuvent encore etudier; et pour tous les artistes en general, tels que Ies sculpteurs, les peintres , les decorateurs des jardins et des fetes, ainsi que pour tous les hommes dont le gout est exerce et delicat. L'architecture ne se montre pas ici sous ce formes severes et nobles qui inspirent un respectueuese admiration, par la presence des beaux ordres grecs et romains, par la juste proportion de leur hauteur, constamment determinee sur un modele invariable, ou par la gravite de son ordonnance, lors meme que le ordres n'y president pas. English translation of preface: The work that we publish today contains the pIans rises and details of more than one hundred edifices / buildings of a pleasant kind, raised the majority in the surroundings of Paris and the large towns of Ia France, by the more celebrated architects, almost all still living. This Collection is greater interest for all the architects, so much those which are consume in their art, that those which still can study; and for all the artists in general, such as the sculptors, the painters, decoraters of the gardens and the facades, as for all the men whose taste exerts and delicate. Architecture is not shown here in this forms severes and noble which inspire a respect and admiration, by the presence of the beautiful Greek and Roman orders, by the right proportion of their height, constantly determine on an invariable model, or by revolves of its ordinance, at the time same that the orders present. Limited edition. This is no. 84 of 150 copies. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition / Replica of Origi. Bookseller Inventory # 5024844-2577

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Title: Recueil d'Architecture Civile : Contenant ...

Publisher: A Paris : De L'imprimerie De Crapelet : Chez Bance Aine, Marchand D'estampes, Rue Saint Denis, et Chez Les Principaux Libraires De L'empire et De L'europe 1812 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd., A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT

Publication Date: 1812

Binding: Scarce Title.

Illustrator: Fully Illustrated

Book Condition:Modern Reprint

Dust Jacket Condition: Privately Published

Edition: Clean and Unmarked Text.

Book Type: Architecture / Art History

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