Residences De Souverains. Parallele Entre Plusieurs Residence De Suverains De France, D'Allemagne, De Suede, De Russie, D'Espagme. Et D'Italie

Percier, Charles & Pierre Francois Leonard Fontaine

Published by Chez l'auteurs, Paris, 1833
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344 pages, text volume. 30 x 24 cm. Atlas 57 x 42 cm. Atlas with 38 engraved plates, three double-page, including the title. This was the last joint work by the two, reflecting a partial fulfillment of their promise made in their 1810 edition of "Palais Maisons," to design a book on palaces. MILLARD 135. "It mainly looks at French royal palaces, but also includes illustrations of several palaces as noted in the title.Each palace illustrated receives a short, informative essay. These form a social history of the architecture and indicate the political arena in which the buildings were created, developed and restored.Today, much of the value of the text lies in the information it supplies on alterations to the palaces during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.The `Residences.' apparently handicapped by time restrictions, was published before the illustrations for the facades were complete, so that the palaces are represented mainly by plans." First and last leaves of text volume toned, interior generally clean. Plate volume with scattered foxing mostly marginal. Text volume in contemporary half green leather and and green boards, moderate extremity wear, small ding at lower front cover. Very good. Plate volume in period marbled boards and modern green morocco spine, modest extremity rubbing. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 20598

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Title: Residences De Souverains. Parallele Entre ...

Publisher: Chez l'auteurs, Paris

Publication Date: 1833

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Second edition.

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