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Gravelot
1772 Almanach Iconologique Année 1772 Viefville [?] Crest Fine Binding GRAVELOT
Paris: 1772. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanksLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title Almanach Iconologique Année 1772 Huitieme Suite Par M Gravelot. L'HOMME [Armorial Binding - French Family Crest Full Leather Binding] ____________ 1772 Edition ~ Full Leather Armorial Binding __________ Author Gravelot (Illustrator) ______________________ Year of Publication 1772 __________________________ Publisher Paris: Chez Lattré _______________________ For full description see below - after all photographs __________________________________________ Description: Paris: Chez Lattré Graveur, rue S Jacques La Porte Cochere presque vis a vis la rue de la Parchenriner a la Ville de Bordeaux, 1772, small volume (12mo) First Edition. Small volume, approximately 5 inches (11.7cm) tall in full decorated calf binding, gilt title to labels, gilt decorated spine, gilt page edges, an attractive volume. Unnumbered pages with 12 engraved plates with H Gravelt to the bottom left corner and various Scult to the bottom right, 24 pages of text after the 12 months of the year. Hubert-François Bourguignon, commonly known as Gravelot (26 March 1699 - 20 April 1773), was a French engraver, a famous book illustrator, designer and drawing-master. Born in Paris, he emigrated to London in 1732, where he quickly became a central figure in the introduction of the Rococo style in British design, which was disseminated from London in this period, through the media of book illustrations and engraved designs … [Click Below for Full Description]
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