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Title: Déscription de Chambord Dont le Modele en Carton de six Pieds de long sur cinq Pieds de large, a été Presenté au Roy , Par le Sr. Le Rouge Ing. Geogr[a]he en Septembre 1750.
Description: Paris, dessiné et gravé par le Rouge, Rue des Grands Augustins, et chez Jombert Libr. rue Dauphine, septembre 1750, in-folio, 53,5 x 37,5 cm, engraved title incorporating text, and 13 plates (including 2 double-page elevations). bound in contemporary boards covered with red gauffered paper. Small library stamp on title page, with cancellation stamp dated 9th May 1934 in the lower right corner. With a contemporary manuscript ex-libris ''A.P.D.R.''. Plates a bit dustsoiled and with some stains (mainly marginally), one page with loss of paper at corner (not affecting the engraved plate), still a good and complete copy in a nice original early paper binding. Rare impressive 18th century entirely engraved publication on the Chambord Castle. Not in the Fowler nor Millard collection. Berlin Ornamentstichkatalog n° 2509. .


Price: EUR 2400.00 = appr. US$ 2608.43 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 43260