Blanchard / Barrière frères - Atlas géographique et iconographique du cours complet d'écriture sainte. - 1844

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Blanchard / Barrière frères - Atlas géographique et iconographique du cours complet d'écriture sainte. - 1844
Art, Bibles, Bindings, Illustrated, Judaica, Religion - Quantity: 3 - Book

Beautiful atlas, made up of 76/77 plates (missing pl. 59) engraved on steel, some lithographed under the direction of Blanchard and Barrère brothers, printed by Mangeon and Bineteau. Some fold-out plates, all mounted on tabs.

Published by Migne, sold in part as a subscription.

Contains maps, scenes, city maps, scenes of religious and daily life at the time of Jesus, Jews, Hebrew tombs, scenes of torture (torments), idols, etc.

Period binding with a romantic decor, created in half lambskin, smooth spine adorned with gilded tooling.

Sturdy volume, faded leather, has some marks, rubbing, bare headcap. Interior in good condition, fresh. Lovely prints on white vellum paper, light signs of handling and rare foxing, tear in the margin of pl. 11-14.

1844 Blanchard et Barrière frères. Atlas géographique et iconographique du cours complet d'écriture sainte. Paris, Migne, 1844; Folio, 37x28 de 1f + 6/77 plates (missing pl 59.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Art, Bibles, Bindings, Illustrated, Judaica, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Blanchard / Barrière frères
Book Title
Atlas géographique et iconographique du cours complet d'écriture sainte.
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1844
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
76
Dimensions
37×28 cm
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