Pierre-Henri Mayeux - Fantaisies Architecturales - 1900

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Pierre-Henri Mayeux - Fantaisies Architecturales - 1900
Architecture - Quantity: 1 - Book

Pierre-Henri MAYEUX: Fantaisies Architecturales. Paris, Albert Guerinet, 1900 (sd) - First edition.
Rare copy of a an uncommon suite, a copy consisting of 224 drawings in 60 (complete) monochrome collotypes. The set is complete with all the plates, the title page, the flyleaf, the text and the table of contents.
41 x 31 cm folio, weight 2.5 kg.
(Publisher) binding, cardboard illustrated with a cartouche "Les Extrêmes de l'Orient" and the title in black, on the front cover; spine in red cloth.
Superficial friction and wear and tear to the corners (slightly rubbed) and to the ends; the cloth of the spine is torn at the joints (but without lack), tiny snags to the paper covering the binding on the back cover; interior: in good overall condition, the title page has the same motifs than the front cover.
Very succinct overview of the table of contents: Title/ Fleuron (Les extrêmes de l'orient), Notice/ Fleuron: à Rome, Pile de Pont, Le trône de Salomon, Escalier tourangeau, En Toscane, Le tope indhou...L'escalier d'honneur...Les colonnes d'Hercule..Le vieux marché..Le roi Goth..Le colosse de Rhodes..Le sémaphore..Le stylite..Les Atlantes..Palais sassanide,le Sphinx..Le minaret..Le vieil aqueduc..Moloch..La pyramide transformée..Ruines africaines..Le château des rampes..Thèbes..L'Artémis d'Ephèse...Table/Final tailpiece.

Pierre-Henri Mayeux (1845-1929) is a French architect and professor of decorative art at the National School of Fine Arts.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Architecture
Author/ Illustrator
Pierre-Henri Mayeux
Book Title
Fantaisies Architecturales
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1900
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Paris, Albert Guerinet
Binding/ Material
Hardback
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