London and Paris: Fisher Sons & Cie, 1841 circa. Hardbound. Blue cloth with black title block on spine; 3 volumes combined into one, comprising over 200 pp. and 96 bw engravings. Very nice interior but with foxing to fep and ffep, covers worn and with piece missing from top of spine, and with bookplate from museum library (bookplate shows presentation of book by Pierre LeBrun, noted Philadelphia architect). Item #118679
Text in English. Stunning engravings and historical information of numerous places throughout France, including churches, cathedrals, other architectural gems, landscapes, city scapes, etc. This book is comprised of the first three of four volumes purchased by subscription and later sent by subscribers to binders, so each set would be in a different binding type. All of the engravings in these three collected volumes are by Thomas Allom, and each is covered with tissue. Stunning illustrations with excellent narrative description of each.
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