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L'Ornement Polychrome Cent Planches En Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs De Tous Les Styles - Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaisance XVII et XVIII Siecle - Recueil Historique et Pratique by  A Racinet - Hardcover - c.1870 - from A. Parker's Books, Inc. and Biblio.com

L'Ornement Polychrome Cent Planches En Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs De Tous Les Styles - Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaisance XVII et XVIII Siecle - Recueil Historique et Pratique

by Racinet, A

Condition: Very good+/No dust jacket


Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, c.1870. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, c.1870. 100 chromolithograph, some highlighted with gold and silver. 60 + (100 plts, each with accompanying text) pp. Text in French. Hardcover. Elephant folio. Brown Full, elaborately blind-stamped and gilt-lettered morocco. All edges gilt. Ex-lib, as indicated by bookplate, perforated stamp at top fore-corner of title-page and small ink stamps on the backs of a number of plates. Overall, ex-lib status very unobtrusive, and a nice copy. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).
  • Seller: A. Parker's Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 38429
  • Title: L'Ornement Polychrome Cent Planches En Couleurs or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs De Tous Les Styles - Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaisance XVII et XVIII Siecle - Recueil Historique et Pratique
  • Author: Racinet, A
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good+
  • Jacket condition: No dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Firmin Didot Freres
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: c.1870
  • Keywords: ART, ORNAMENT, DESIGN, PRINTING, COLOR PRINTING, CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY
  • Bookseller catalogs: ART;


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