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I. Maisons de Campagne: Habitations Rurales - Krafft, Jean-Charles - 1849. 
A complete three-part series in one volume, 22, 6, 6 pp. of introductory text followed by 292 total engraved full-page plates, some folding (121, 56, and 115 plates in the various sections), showing beautifully detailed plans of country residences and elaborate gardens, created by a range of notable architects and landscape designers including Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, Jacques-Marie HuvÃ©, Jacques-Pierre Gisors, Jean-FranÃ§ois-ThÃ¨rÃ©se Chalgrin, Jean-Jacques Lequeu, Julien-David Le Roy, Jean-Antoine Alavoine, Charles-FranÃ§ois Mandar, FranÃ§ois-Joseph BÃ©langer, Jacques Cellerier, and many others, employing a variety of architectural and design styles for a wide variety of projects, the plates unusually rich with construction details and a number of images per structure, depicting floor plans, garden footprints, elevations, and design details. Foxing throughout. Large folio. Half-calf with marbled boards, gilt-tooled and raised spine. Corners rubbed. Paris (Maion Bance AinÃ©) 1849. This beautiful and important volume contains designs for many notable clients and works, including a pavilion designed for Madame du Barry, a chateau for the President of l'Hormois, a pavilion for Princess Ãlisabeth at Versailles, the ChÃ¢teau de Meudon, the ChÃ¢teau Malmaison, the garden of Prince Louis Bonaparte's townhouse, a new decorative garden for the King of Prussia, and the gardens of the Grand and Petit Trianon at Versailles.
[Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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