QUATRE SIÈCLES DE BIBLIOPHILE. DU BERCEAU DE L'IMPRIMERIE AU ROMANTISME. 14.

QUATRE SIÈCLES DE BIBLIOPHILE. DU BERCEAU DE L'IMPRIMERIE AU ROMANTISME.

(Sourget, Patrick et Élisabeth).
  • Chartres: Librairie Sourget, 1996.
  • 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket
  • (iv), 343, (4) pages

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 65542

Sumptuously produced catalogue XIV. Includes 150 entries spanning all topics, accompanied by detailed descriptions, photos of the beautifully-bound books and illustrations from them, most full-page and in lavish color. Portrays maps from l'Histoire de la Nouvelle France1609), by Marc Lescarbot; samples of the watercolor plants and flowers attributed to Pierre-Joseph Garidel in Recueil des Plantes qui Naissent en Provence(1705); beautiful color prints by Alexandre Louis Joseph de Laborde in his Voyage Pittoresque en Autriche(1821 - 1822). Price list inserted with prices in French francs and euros. Light chipping to dust jacket.