DROUYN (François Joseph Léo) Military Guyenne.... - Lot 333 - Briscadieu

Lot 333
Go to lot
Estimation :
500 - 700 EUR
DROUYN (François Joseph Léo) Military Guyenne.... - Lot 333 - Briscadieu
DROUYN (François Joseph Léo) Military Guyenne. Histoire et Description des Villes Fortifiées, Forteresses et Châteaux construits dans le Pays qui constitue actuellement le département de la Gironde pendant la Domination Anglaise. Bordeaux, l'auteur ; Paris, Didron, 1865. 2 volumes large in-4 : XXVI, 1f., XCVI, 180pp. ; one map (Nom des lieux de la Guyenne militaire) and 62 plates out of text (numbered 1-61, plus 1 bis) / 1f., 462pp., 1f. ; 90 plates out of text (numbered 62-150 and 150 bis). A total of 152 etched plates on mounted chine by Léo DROUYN (all in fine of each volume) and one map. Occasional foxing. All plates mounted on tabs. Contemporary ½ black chagrin, ornate ribbed spine, rubbed, plum-colored percaline boards sunned, cold geometric decoration on boards, corners dulled. A monument to engraving by the excellent Leo Drouyn. "An indispensable work despite its age, due to the mass of historical documents collected, and the many plans, sections, overviews and details that illustrate it".
My orders
Sale information
Sales conditions
Return to catalogue