Rouyer, Eugene (illustrator).
Paris. Librairie Polytechnique de J Baudry. 1866 - 1867.
IN TWO VOLUMES. 199 engravings (some double plates are given 2 plate numbers) of 200, text pages unopened, 112pp+plates, 86pp+plates, 14 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches, loose in paper covered board folder with cloth spine and cloth ties. Volume I folder missing front board and spine, folder of Volume II rubbed with some small areas of paper loss, and light soiling; MISSING plate 23 from Volume I, plates in good to very good condition with occasional light foxing and soiling, light wear and soft toning to edges. Gorgeous decorative illustration by Eugene Rouyer showcasing architectural art in France from Francois I to Louis XVI, including paneling, ceilings, arches, fireplaces, doors, windows, fountains, gates, stalls, pulpits, altars, libraries, tombs, vases, mirrors, etc. REDUCED FROM $450! Item #44645