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Description: Piganiol de la Force, Jean-Aymar
Nouvelle description des châteaux et parcs de Versailles et de Marly: contenant une explication historique de toutes les peintures, tableaux, statues, vases & ornemens qui s'y voient; leurs dimensions; & les noms des peintres, des sculpteurs & des graveurs qui les ont faits. Enrichie de plusieurs figures en taille-douce.
Paris, Hochereau, 1764, 9. edition, 2 parts, pp. xvi, 328, 7 folding plates; pp. [viii], 381, (5), 8 folding plates; small 8vo, 2 volumes, calf with richly gilt spines and lettered labels (spine-ends and corners rubbed and 2 joints weak/repaired). Well preserved copy.

Re-edition of this artistic guide, which was first published in 1701. The fine and often very large folding plates, including plans of Versailles and Marly, were engraved by Scotin.
provenance: Raymond Boueil (book-plate).
* Cf. Springer p. 30 (1707, 2. edition).
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  • Number: 1800087
  • Dealer: Jan Meemelink Den Haag







 
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