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Lot #30: First Edition from 1808 of ''Tableau Historique et Pittoresque de Paris'' by Jacques Bins -- Large Three Quarto Volumes Presents the Illustrated History of Paris Through Its Monuments


Large three volume set of ''Tableau Historique et Pittoresque de Paris'', the illustrated history of Paris told through its monuments, by Jacques-Maximilien Benjamin Bins, comte de Saint-Victor. Paris: H. Nicolle, 1808-1811 first editions. Large quarto volumes each measure approximately 9'' x 11.75'' x 3'', filled with dozens of engravings under tissue guards, telling the pictorial history of Paris after the French Revolution and the destruction of many buildings, particularly cathedrals. Bound in green and brown boards ruled in gilt. Previous owner's bookplates to front endpapers, some fading and dampstaining to boards, minimally affecting interior. Previous owner's 1832 inscription to title page. Overall in very good condition. A stunning, rare and complete first edition.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,000
Minimum Bid:$1,600
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