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Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain  de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de… by Alexandre du Sommerard - Paperback - First - 1838-46 - from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA (SKU: 4190)

Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes. The rare first edition with 618 plates.

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Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes. The rare first edition with 618 plates.

by Alexandre du Sommerard

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618 plates, 512 of which are hand-colored & 18 of which are sepia toned . Full supple red morocco, double ruled board fore-edges, gilt inner dentelles, twelve raised bands, floriated compartments, ruled & floriated boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Sumptuously bound by H. Stamper [London]. This is the true first edition of Sommerard's work which should not be confused with the much less elaborate economy re-issue of 510 plates. ; Elephant Folio 555 x270mm; 21 3/4x10 1/2 in; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set weighs c. 100 pounds & may require additional postage for international destinations. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
4190
Title
Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes. The rare first edition with 618 plates.
Author
Alexandre du Sommerard
Format/binding
Full Crushed Brown Morocco (Original Wraps Bound In)
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Techener
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1838-46
Keywords
19th century, French
Bookseller catalogs
European History;

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About William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

We are a brick & mortar store located between I95 and the Florida Turnpike. We focus on the visual aspects of books and the book as artifact. We have large Art and Graphic Art sections including haute couture magazines but also carry Architecture, Ancient & Classical History, Performing Arts and Books on Books & Antiques. We have a large selection of Antiquarian Books, Antique maps & Antique prints. Hours by chance or appointment.

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gilt
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raised band(s)
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folio
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
edges
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