Bouquet (François). Rouen aux principales époques de son histoire, 1886


BOUQUET (François). Rouen aux principales époques de son histoire jusqu'au dix-neuvième siècle (Rouen during its important historical periods up to 19th Century). Rouen, E. Augé, Editor, 1886.

Small in-folio, claret-red half-shagreen on corners, double gilt threading on boards’ borders, decorated ribbed spine, all edges gilt (binding of the era)
33 etchings (of 32 planned), one being large double « Rouen au XVIIe siècle » (Rouen during 17th Century) and twenty vignettes by Maxime LALANNE, BRUNET-DEBAINES, TOUSSAINT, ADELINE & NICOLE.
« Seconde édition revue et considérablement augmentée. » (Second edition, revised and considerably enhanced)
One of few luxury editions containing etchings on mounted China paper.

Humidity stain on five pages and one plate

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