Jacques-Antoine Dulaure - Atlas. Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris. - 1826

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Jacques-Antoine Dulaure - Atlas. Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris. - 1826
Illustrated, Topography - Quantity: 1 - Book

Rare atlas intended to accompany the third edition of the famous "Histoire de Paris" by Dulaure (published in 1821-1822 without the Atlas) which is often missing.

Illustrated with 5 gorgeous fold-out maps intaglio engraved and enhanced in colour at the time including the superb “Plan de Paris en 1825” drawn up by Achin (48 x 62cm) as well as “Paris sous la domination romaine” (27 x 31), “Paris sous Philippe Auguste” (27 x 37), “Paris sous François Ier” (26.5 x 36), “Paris sous Louis XIII” (26 x 36).

Period romantic lambskin half-binding, spine adorned with the title and tooling in gold.

Dulaure (Jacques-Antoine)

Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris. Atlas

Paris, Baudouin 1826

vii-48pp. 5 maps; atlas by itself, complete in itself.

Oblong quarto (20 x 25 cm).

5 fold-out maps enhanced in colour.

Good copy, sturdy binding, leather is slightly rubbed from use. Maps in excellent condition, good prints on strong vellum paper. The laid paper of the text has foxing, a trace of dampstain in the corner and abrasions in the top margin of pp 41-48 without reaching the text.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Topography
Author/ Illustrator
Jacques-Antoine Dulaure
Book Title
Atlas. Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris.
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1826
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
48
Dimensions
20×25 cm
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