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Chateaux De France des XV et XVI Siecles by  Victor Petit - Paperback - 1st Edition - 1861 - from BohemianBookworm and Biblio.com

Chateaux De France des XV et XVI Siecles

by Petit, Victor

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Paris: Ch. Boivin, 1861. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Rare complete portfolio of 100 lithographs from his Architecture Pittoresque ou Monuments des 15th et 16th Siecles--36 cm x 28 cm (about 14" x 11") on thick paper, alphabetical index, some marginal foxing to #20, 31, 36, 39, 48, 49, 56, 63, 64, 68, 71, 80, 87, and 97; more severe foxing into the image on #33, 46, 51, 69, 70, 74, 77, 78, and 93. Inocuous thin strip of dirt to plates #18, 21, 22, 37, 44, 47, and 57. Minor tears to tp else VG; scarce title found in few libraries and fewer architectural firms even in France. Excellent architectural renderings of medieval French facades including chateaux throughout the country, some with people in streets, alleys, streams, etc. French titles and text. Rear foxing appears on several but without effect to front. #54 is chipped along the fore-edge. Foxing also extends to the title page, half title page and the 4-page accompanying booklet of plate recognition. A marvellous overview of the better castles (some in ruins) for this 200-year period. The original ribbon stays are missing, the backstrip is a green piece of buckram covering the original red strip now entirely lost. Internal gutters show green taping to inside overs--original covers are present. 1861 is a guess. This is oversized portfolio - addtl shipping costs may be required..
  • Bookseller: BohemianBookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 89862
  • Title: Chateaux De France des XV et XVI Siecles
  • Author: Petit, Victor
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Ch. Boivin
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1861
  • Keywords: ARCHITECTURE
  • Subjects: ARCHITECTURE / Criticism; FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / African Languages;


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