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Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi by GODILLOT - First Edition - 1840 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1170)

Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi

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Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi

by GODILLOT

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Paris: Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages, 1840. First Edition. A beautiful, rare and precious catalogue of the articles a traveller might require for voyaging elegantly and safely. The album features superb full page hand-coloured lithographs showcasing nearly one hundred accessories including bags, picnic baskets, apparel, wonderful old trunks, tents and hammocks, many of which are in surprisingly bold and modern designs. Alexis Godillot (1816-1893) was a contemporary of Louis Vuitton (1821-1892) and first achieved renown in Paris for his beautiful hand-made luggage. This catalogue comes from this very early period of his life before he had differientated the left foot from the right and become the famous shoemaker who would go on to equip over one hundred thousand French soldiers for The Crimean War. Illustrated catalogue, 305 x 465mm, 9 lithographic plates (of which six are coloured by hand), original decorated wrappers rubbed and chipped; original pencil drawing loosely inserted; preserved in elegant modern folding case with ribbon ties.

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Title
Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi
Author
GODILLOT
Book condition
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1840
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Design; Travel;

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