Antoine-Nicolas Dezallier d'Argenville - Voyage Pittoresque de Paris ou Indication de tour ce qu'il y a de plus beau dans cette grande Ville - 1765
A superb and extremely rare book. An astonishing and indispensable guide to the monumental and artistic riches of 18th century Paris.
Important artistic guide of the Paris of Louis XV with 4 off-text boards including 2 leaflets by Choffart, Saint-Aubin.
This is the mausoleum of Henri II de Bourbon, Prince of Condé, by Jacques Sarazin in the church of St. Louis of the Jesuits (now reinstalled in the chapel of the castle of Chantilly), tombs of the painter Charles le Brun and his mother to Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet, the tomb of Charles Le Brun and the fountain of the street of Grenelle de Bouchardon.
M.D*** - Voyage Pittoresque de Paris ou Indication de tour ce qu'il y a de plus beau dans cette grande Ville en Peinture, Sculpture, & Architecture. - 1765
The binding is in good condition, book in its period full leather, slight tears to the caps, all edges red, decorated spine with raised bands, gilded titling on morocco label -
Inside in good condition, slightly dirty, lovely head-pieces, tail-pieces, beautiful initial letters, marbled endpapers, book illustrated with 2 fold-out plates and 2 tipped-in engraving.
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