Paris: A. Morel, 1850, circa. Hardcover. Volume 1 rebound in black library buckram. Volume 2 has marbled boards with leather over spine; raised bands. Each volume contains a title page followed by 50 color plates. Two plates in Volume 1 are tipped in. Oversize. VG- and good overall for volumes 1 and 2. (ex-library. All plates exhibit a small, oval inked ownership stamp in one corner. Some scattered foxing and/or age toning to about half the color plates in Volume 1. Cover of Volume 2 is detached from binding and has wear at edges and corners; and rear board is also separating at hinge. With a few loose pages in Volume 2.). Item #125474
Architectural decorative motifs from several specific locations and buildings in Europe, including Pompei. Friezes, ceiling decor, vestibules, wall coverings, doorways and more. Volume 2 has titles for each plate; Volume 1 does not. A lovely collection and presentation of the color plates. Many would look stunning framed.
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