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Lot 142: Leconte, A. (Publisher). Guide Commode pour Voir et Visiter les Monuments de Paris. Texte en Français en Anglais en Allemand. N. d. [c. 1900].

To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013

Catalogue Description

Leconte, A. (Publisher). Guide Commode pour Voir et Visiter les Monuments de Paris. Texte en Français en Anglais en Allemand. N. d. [c. 1900].

12 pages of text and a double sided coloured lithographic folding map of “Nouveau Paris Monumental. Itinèraire Pratique De L'Ètranger Dans Paris” backed with “Monuments et Vues Des Environs De Paris.”

Condition Report

Original pictorial printed wrappers, slightly rubbed.

* With a pencil note on the border of the map: “More “hors d'oeuvre” for the 23d L.W.”

Value

Price Achieved: £40.00

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Sale Details

This lot was presented at at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on the 10th Jul 2013

Further Information about the sale:

This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.

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