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France Illustrated in 4 volumes, published circa 1840s

£180.00 Out Of Stock

Product description

Full title (Vols. 1-3) is "France Illustrated, exhibiting its landscape scenery, antiquities, military and ecclesiastical architecture, etc."; drawings by Thomas Allom, Esq, descriptions by The Rev. G.N. Wright. Full title of supplemental volume (Vol. 4) is "France Illustrated, comprising a Summer and Winter in Paris"; drawings by M. Eugene Lami, descriptions by M. Jules Janin. A history of France up until the date of publication, lavishly illustrated with black and white drawings. Published by Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vols. 1-3) and Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 4), 184-? (no date shown). Pagination: 80 pages (Vol. 1); 60 pages (Vol. 2); 62 pages (Vol. 3); 228 pages (Vol. 4).

Green boards with 3/4 leather binding with gilt lettering and decorative strips.

Some scuffing and wear to corners and along leather spine edges. The surface of the boards show light scuffing, and some light coloured marks in places but overall are in good condition for their age. The binding is tight and strong in all volumes, with no hinge deterioration. Internally, all pages intact with tissue guards in place over illustrations. Some variable foxing on pages bearing illustrations, but text remains clean and unblemished.


Item details

Author(s):
Wright, G.N. with Allom, Thomas (illus.) (Vols. 1-3); Janin, M. Jules with Lami, M. Eugene (illus.) (Vol. 4)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to - 10 - 13
Edition:
No date stated, c. 1840s
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 1-3); Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 4)
Title:
France Illustrated

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Full title (Vols. 1-3) is "France Illustrated, exhibiting its landscape scenery, antiquities, military and ecclesiastical architecture, etc."; drawings by Thomas Allom, Esq, descriptions by The Rev. G.N. Wright. Full title of supplemental volume (Vol. 4) is "France Illustrated, comprising a Summer and Winter in Paris"; drawings by M. Eugene Lami, descriptions by M. Jules Janin. A history of France up until the date of publication, lavishly illustrated with black and white drawings. Published by Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vols. 1-3) and Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 4), 184-? (no date shown). Pagination: 80 pages (Vol. 1); 60 pages (Vol. 2); 62 pages (Vol. 3); 228 pages (Vol. 4).

Green boards with 3/4 leather binding with gilt lettering and decorative strips.

Some scuffing and wear to corners and along leather spine edges. The surface of the boards show light scuffing, and some light coloured marks in places but overall are in good condition for their age. The binding is tight and strong in all volumes, with no hinge deterioration. Internally, all pages intact with tissue guards in place over illustrations. Some variable foxing on pages bearing illustrations, but text remains clean and unblemished.


Author(s):
Wright, G.N. with Allom, Thomas (illus.) (Vols. 1-3); Janin, M. Jules with Lami, M. Eugene (illus.) (Vol. 4)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to - 10 - 13
Edition:
No date stated, c. 1840s
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 1-3); Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 4)
Title:
France Illustrated

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