Gourdon de Genouillac - Paris a travers les siècles. Costumes des Parisiens à toutes les époques [Album 112 planches] - 1879

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Gourdon de Genouillac - Paris a travers les siècles. Costumes des Parisiens à toutes les époques [Album 112 planches] - 1879
Bindings, Fashion, Illustrated, Militaria - Quantity: 1 - Book

Only the album for the monumental Paris a travers les siècles by Gourdon de Genouillac. A book esteemed for its important illustrations. All of the plates in colour are gathered together here in one small quarto volume (28 x 20.5).

Complete with its 112 plates enhanced with colour by
hand (many with gold highlights), numbered from 1 to 111 + 111 (second part).

Bound in a period red half lambskin binding, smooth spine adorned with gilded tooling, on the front cover “Costumes des Parisiens à toutes les époques".
Does not have a title page.

Good copy, fresh and clean, some scattered foxing as is often the case. Sturdy binding, two damaged corners.

[GOURDON de GENOUILLAC (Henri).]
[Paris à travers les siècles, histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu'à nos jours]. Paris, Roy, ( ca 1879). One quarto volume, 28 x 20.5 cm, 112 plates (verified complete).

" Paris a travers les siècles" is an important 19th century book in which the author, Gourdon de Genouillac, unlike his predecessors, “has restored multidimensionality to the history of Paris by not dwelling only on historical facts and the construction of prestigious buildings, but also by restoring the daily life of Parisians through the centuries. "

Published by Roy in 5 quarto volumes adorned with 303 engraving. Tipped-in and 112 engravings in colour and in some copies a map of Paris.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Bindings, Fashion, Illustrated, Militaria
Author/ Illustrator
Gourdon de Genouillac
Book Title
Paris a travers les siècles. Costumes des Parisiens à toutes les époques [Album 112 planches]
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1879
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
112
Dimensions
28×20.5 cm
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