Title Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes. The rare first edition with 618 plates.
Binding Full red morocco
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Paris Techener 1838-46
Seller ID 170
618 plates, 512 of which are hand-colored & 18 of which are sepia toned . Full supple red morocco, double ruled board fore-edges, gilt inner dentelles, twelve raised bands, floriated compartments, ruled & floriated boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Sumptuously bound by H. Stamper [London]. This is the true first edition of Sommerard's work which should not be confused with the much less elaborate economy re-issue of 510 plates. ; Elephant Folio 555 x270mm; 21 3/4x10 1/2 in; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set weighs c. 100 pounds & may require additional postage for international destinations.