Bookstore

Guide de Paris

1867130 x 190mm

FIRST EDITION.
ONE OF THE FEW COPIES ON BLUE PAPER.

1 000 

1 in stock

Description

FIRST EDITION.

ONE OF THE FEW COPIES ON BLUE PAPER.
A complete set of the large colour plan of Paris (86 x 58 cm) drawn up by Victor Clérot and of the

Work published on the occasion of the 1867 Universal Exhibition under the direction of Louis Ulbach for the text and Philippe Burty for the illustration. It opens with Victor Hugo's famous introduction and reproductions of the signatures of the participating authors: Victor Hugo, Louis Blanc, Eugène Pelletan, Edouard Fournier, Ernest Renan, Sainte-Beuve, Berthelot, Littré, Richelet, Théophile Gautier, Amb. Firmin Didot, Lasteyrie, Arsène Houssaye, Violet le Duc, Edgar Quinet, Alexandre Dumas, father and son, Paul Féval, Edmond About, Charles Yiarte, Jules Janin, Edmond Texier, Chamfleury, Emile de Girardin, George Sand, Alphonse Karr, Nadar, A. Delvau, Théodore de Banville...

Part One: Science - Art ; includes 3 plans of the Louvre Museum and 1 plan of the Musée des Thermes and the Hôtel de Cluny and 16 double plates (plan of the main theatres of Paris).
51 off-text plates by Bracquemond, Popelin, Lalanne, Parent, Violet le Duc, Daubigny, Fichot.

Part Two: Life ; includes 3 plans and 4 folding maps. 60 off-text plates by Daumier, Rosa Bonheur, Cham, Rops, Henri Monnier, Cham, Delaunay, Lalanne, Morin...

COPIES PRESERVED IN THEIR FRAGILE CARDBOARD PUBLISHER WITH THE ARMS OF PARIS.

Vicar, VI, 388; Carteret III, 454-456

Paris,A. Lacroi,International bookstore,Verboeckhoven & Co,1867.2 VolumesIn-12, Bound,130 x 190mm,2135 pp divided into 2 vol.

Full percaline bronze publisher's cardboard, smooth titled spine, plates decorated with the arms of the cities of Paris and the mark of the publisher of the other.

The gilding on the backs has faded.

Bio

Alexandre Dumas (son)

(born on 22 July 1824 in Paris and died on 27 November 1895 in Marly-le-Roi)

Alexandre Dumas (father)

(born on 24 July 1802 in Villers-Cotterêts in the Aisne and died on 5 December 1870 in Puys, near Dieppe in Seine-Maritime).

Théophile Gautier

(born in Tarbes on 30 August 18111 and died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on 23 October 1872)

Victor Hugo

(born on 26 February 1802 in Besançon and died on 22 May 1885 in Paris)

George Sand

(born in Paris on 1 July 1804 and died in the Château de Nohant-Vic on 8 June 1876)

Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baroness Dudevant, known as George Sand, novelist, playwright, epistolier, literary critic, journalist.