Lot 410: Author: Contet, F.; Title: Documents de Ferronnerie Ancienne; Place Published: Paris; Publisher: F. Contet; Date Published: 1920-29; Description: Seven parts in four volumes. 288 plates from photographs. (Folio) 43.5x31 cm (17x12.5") rebound in blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt. First Edition.An important work on the history of European Ironworks, Parts 1 through 4 cover the reigns of Louis XV & XVI; the 5th part concerns the 12th through 18th centuries; the 6th part the "Conserves au Musee Calvet et Dans Divers Hotels D'Avignon; and the 7th the reigns of Louis XIII, XIV, XV, & XVI. Issued as portfolios of loose plates, here rebound in a more efficient form. Condition: Light wear, names on endpapers; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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