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Bibliothèque Des Merveilles - Les Merveilles De La Sculpture Par Louis Viardot - Ouvrage Illustré De 62 Vignettes Par Chapuis, Petot, P. Sellier, Etc. -

Louis Viardot

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/5861

Author

Variant Title

Merveilles De La Sculpture

Imprint

Paris: Librairie De L. Hachette Et Cie Boulevard Saint-Germain, No 77 -, 1869 Droits de propriété et de traduction réservés.

Physical Description

[4], 300 [i.e. 280], [2] p., [10] pl.: illus. 180 mm. (Octavo.)

General Note

Each of the ten plates was counted as two pages in the pagination.

Contents

[Half-t., t.p.] - [Text and plates] - Table Des Figures - Table Des Matières; [colophon].

Responsibility Note

Most of the ten plates are signed as drawn by J. Petot or H. Chapuis and as engraved by C. Laplante or Ettling.

The printer is named on the half-title verso and in the colophon: 'Paris. - Imp. Simon Baçon Et Comp., Rue D'Erfurth, 1.'

Provenance

The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil 'S:A:H', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; black morocco spine label lettered 'Viardot - Merveilles de La Sculpture'.

Subject

Sculpture - Sculptors - Europe - History
Art history - Biography - France - 19th century
Pictorial works - France - 19th century

Contributors