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A Tour Through Paris

William Sams

Published by William Sams, London, 1824
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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William Sams, London, 1824. Folio. With 21 beautifully coloured aquatint plates showing vivid scenes of life in Paris. (21) lvs. of explanatory text. Very beautiful aquatint picture book of Paris, with titles to the plates like "Les Voitures of Versailles", "The Blind man of the Pont des Arts", "Dancers on Stilts in the Champ-Elysées", "Office of Nurses", "Porters and Fishwomen, revelling round the Statue of Henri IV", "Interior of a Swimming School", "The Catacombs", "Street Characters", "Itinerants of the Boulevards", "The Morgue", "The Juggler of the Chateau d'Eau", "The Flower Market", "A Corps of the Garde Nationale", etc. The aquatints were originally published in parts in oblong size in 1822. The present undated edition is the 2nd, the first in this proper format with descriptive letter press in English to describe the plates. Plates fresh and clean. a lovely rebacking with the original spine morocco laid down and renewed marbled boards. Fine well margined copy. Editor was William Sams Abbey, Travel, 114 Colas 2898 Lipperheide 1187. Size: Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 1000335

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Title: A Tour Through Paris

Publisher: William Sams, London

Publication Date: 1824

Binding: 3/4 Morocco

Illustrator: Victor Auver

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: Second Edition.

Book Type: Private Press

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