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Le Touriste en chemin de fer. Ligne de Paris a Versailles. Trains de Plaisir.

Le Touriste en chemin de fer. Ligne de Paris a Versailles. Trains de Plaisir.

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Le Touriste en chemin de fer. Ligne de Paris a Versailles. Trains de Plaisir.

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Oblong (15 x 23 cm). Title-page, and 22 hand-coloured lithographed plates (including a frontispiece and a map). Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth with title ("Voyage de Paris a Versaille") in gilt on the front board. In very good condition, with the plates foxed and the binding gently rubbed.⁣⁣

A lovely colour plate book with views of historic sites along the line Paris-Versaille, built in the 1840's.⁣


The plates include views of Courbevoie, Suresnes, St. Cloud, Sèvres, Ville d'Avray, and Versaille (12 views), lithographed by De Becquet frères after Provost. Lebrasseur also published a similar collection with views along the line Paris-Chartres.

Not in SPL Collection.

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Bookseller
Black Dog Rare Books NL (NL)
Bookseller Inventory #
85
Title
Le Touriste en chemin de fer. Ligne de Paris a Versailles. Trains de Plaisir.
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
R. Lebrasseur
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
[ca. 1850]
Keywords
Railway, Colour Plate Books, France
Bookseller catalogs
Colour plate books;

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About Black Dog Rare Books

Dedicated to the weird and wonderful, Black Dog Rare Books was established in December 2018 by Steven de Joode. Based in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, we offer quirky, unusual, interesting and rare books and ephemera from four centuries.Steven has a BA (Hons.) in German and an MA (Hons.) in Book and Manuscript Studies (University of Amsterdam). Having worked as a bibliographer at the National Library of the Netherlands and as a cataloger and dealer at Antiquariaat Forum, Steven has broad experience in the world of rare books.If you have any queries, wants or comments, please get in touch.

Glossary

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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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