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Daubigny ; Morel-Fatio; P. Tardieu - Guide du voyageur de Paris à la mer par Rouen et Le Havre; description historique des villes - 1848

Daubigny ; Morel-Fatio; P. Tardieu - Guide du voyageur de Paris à la mer par Rouen et Le Havre; description historique des villes - 1848

First edition and first print of the 75 engravings and 17 vignettes engraved on wood, most by Daubigny, some by Morel-Fatio, drawn on the spot, and 4 maps and folded plans engraved on steel by M.-P. Tardieu.

Romantic binding in midnight blue half-leather, smooth spine adorned with gilding, blue moiré paper plates. Solid volume, leather in good condition, corners of the covers damaged. Interior has scattered foxing.

Interesting guide of the passenger by train of 1847 with at the beginning a table of distances in meters, an interesting prescription relating to the safety of passengers & at the end a table leaflet of the tariffs and schedules of the railways, as well as the category etc.

AUTHOR: Antoine-Léon Morel-Fatio; Charles François Daubigny
TITLE: Guide du voyageur de Paris à la mer par Rouen et Le Havre; description historique des villes, bourgs, villages et sites sur le parcours du chemin de fer. Orné d'un grand nombre de vignettes dessinées sur les lieux par Morel-Fatio et Daubigny, de 4 cartes et plans gravés par P. Tardieu.
EDITION: Paris, E. Bourdin [1848?]
8vo of 107 pages Complete

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Fine Bindings, Geography, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator Daubigny ; Morel-Fatio; P. Tardieu
Book Title Guide du voyageur de Paris à la mer par Rouen et Le Havre; description historique des villes
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1848
Edition Illustrated Edition
Language French
Original language Yes
Binding/ Material Half leather
Number of pages 107
Dimensions 17.5×11.5 cm
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