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8 Framfield Road
Highbury Fields
London
N5 1UU
Contact Nicholas Goodyer
Telephone 020 7226 5682
Specialists Illustrated Books of all Eras, Natural History, Applied Arts, Architecture, London, British Topography, Travel, Social History.
Nicholas Goodyer
Stand J04

Fine Folio Paris Street Scenes of the 1860’s.

Charpentier (Henri.) Pubs:

Paris Dans Sa Splendeur. Volume 1 only (of 3)., Paris, Charpentier. 1861

Large, substantial folio (14 x 20ins, 360 x 500mm) modern bright red half morocco, green cloth, gilt.
This first volume is divided into 2 “Chapitres”. The first Chapitre, plates 1-28, the general Description, includes 2 fine birds-eye views (?balloon views?) and lively boulevard scenes. These are in fine condition.
The second Chapitre (Eglises, Chapelles, Cimerieres), plates 29-48, are waterstained increasingly heavily, with the final 6 badly so, including their accompanying text.
All these animated lithotint plates are captioned in gilt.
£350