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Title: Architecture Funéraire Contemporaine. Spécimens de Tombeaux, Chapelles Funéraires, Mausolées, Sarcophages, Stèles, Pierres Tombales, Croix, etc. choisis principalement dans les cimetières de Paris...
Description: Paris, Ducher et Cie, 1871, in-folio, 44 x 31,5 cm, (4) + (6) + (2)(index) + 134 plates (numbered 41, 8, 6, 20, 3,13,15, 8, 5, which is in all 139, complete). Three plates are double plates and also the two chromo-lithograph plates are counted double in the publisher's numbering. The work is divided in three main sections which correspond according the author to the main ideas which ought to be expressed by funerary monuments; ''...exprimant les trois idées radicales de l'architecture funéraire ; La Mort - L'Hommage rendu au mort - L'Invocation religieuse à propos du mort ''. Contemporary half roan, marbled boards and endpapers, some rust stains and towards the end a faint marginal clear waterstain never reaching the image, in all fine/good copy. .


Price: EUR 900.00 = appr. US$ 978.16 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 6312