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LE BLOND, Alexandre Jean-Baptiste (1679--1719)
[Parterres de broderie, de gazon , &c.]
Paris:, chez I. Mariette rue St. Jacques aux Colonnes d'Hercule,, [c. 1710]
10 double-page engr. pl. ; 30.3 cm. (2°)

Untitled; title taken from BAL 1792. Apparently issued separately as well as forming part of the Architecture à la mode published by Jean Mariette around 1710 (q.v.), as here. In addition to designs by Le Blond , the plates include designs by Le Nôtre and by Bouticourt, 'Directeur des Jardins du Palais Roial et dessinateur des Iardins du Roy'. Berlin Kat. 3461; BAL, Early printed books, no. 1792.

Copy Notes Bound as pencil numbers 40--49 in Mariette, L'architecture à la mode (q.v.).

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt tooled spine, red spine label gilt lettered 'Architec/ A La/ Mode', blind lettered 'Tome/ II', circular paper label numbered in ink '151'.

Reference Number 6506

Additional Names Bouticourt, garden designer (fl. 1710s?); Le Nôtre, André (1613--1700)

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