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PERRAULT, Charles (1628--1703)
Mémoires de Charles Perrault, de l'Académie Françoise, ... Contenant beaucoup de particularités et d'anecdotes intéressantes du Ministère de M. Colbert.
A Avignon 1759.
[4], 204 p. ; 16.5 cm. (12º)

Edited by the architectural writer and draughstman Pierre Patte. Charles Perrault was the brother of the architect and theorist Claude Perrault (1613--1688). In his Mémoires he claims that he had conceived the design for the Louvre Colonnade utilized by his brother in the execution of the project.

Copy Notes Bound (2) with a copy of the Abbé Laugier's Observations sur l'architecture, 1765 (q.v.).

Binding C18th quarter sheep, brown paste-paper boards, marbled endpapers, tan spine-label.

Reference Number 2998


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