Good copy bound with two bindings showing the coat of arms of Paris in mosaic.
First edition. Without a
doubt, the major work on the Paris of the Second Empire, illustrated with fifteen hundred engravings
based on the drawings of (Phar.), Cham, Champin, Forest (Eug.), Français, Gavarni,
Gérard-Séguin, J.J. Grandville, Lami (Eug.), Pauquet, Renard, Roussel, Valentin, Vernet (Hor.),
The books offers excellent documentation on Paris and the daily life of
Parisians in 1852, the year of the restoration of Empire and when Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte, president of the French Republic, became the sovereign Napoleon III, Emperor of the French.
Copy in very good condition. The leather has some marks, headcap and raised bands very lightly rubbed. Interior:
Impeccable. Rare with preserved illustrated covers.
Edmond Texier, Tableau of Paris. Book illustrated with fifteen hundred engravings based on the drawings of Blanchard (Phar.), Cham, Chamin, Forest (Eug.), Français, Gavarni, Gérard-Séguin, J. J Grandville, Lami, (Eug.), Pauquet, Renard, Roussel, Valentin, Vernet (Hor.), etc., etc. [2 volumes] :Paris, Paulin et Le Chevalier, 1852-1853. :388pp. & 396pp. Complete 2/2: folio (27 x 38 cm).
- Number of Books
- Bindings, History, Illustrated
- Author/ Illustrator
- Edmond Texier - Cham - Gavarni - Grandville - Lami
- Book Title
- Tableau de Paris. Ouvrage illustré de quinze cents gravures d’après les dessins
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- Number of pages
- 38×27 cm