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Vies des fameux architectes depuis la Renaissance des arts, avec la description de leurs ouvrages. Vies des fameux sculpteurs, depuis la Renaissance des arts...
first edition, rare, illustrated by two allegorical frontispiece by Renou and engraved by Robert.Binding in full mottled calf contemporary. Back with nerves decorated with irons caissonés the onion and wheels. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in green calf. Lack head of Volume I and a cut head of Volume II (with slight lack). Mors top of Volume I split the head and upper joint of Volume II closely split tail. 2 corners bumped. Friction. Slight relief engraving on the title page of Volume I. Despite some flaws mentioned, fine copy, good holding.The lives of architects and sculptors are preceded Speech architecture (84p.), And the Sermon on the sculpture (36p.). These biographies are classified by nationality; besides strictly biographical elements are detailed the main buildings made and books written. There are 17 Italians for architects inputs, 2 for English, one for Germans, and 23 for the French. The proportion is similar for sculptors. Chez Debure A Paris 1787 In-8 (12,5x20cm) lxxxiv 494pp. et (2) xxxvj 324pp. 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés
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