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FÉLIBIEN DES AVAUX Jean François (c. 1656--1733)
[Recueil historique. 1706]
Recueil historique de la vie et des ouvrages des plus celebres architectes. Par Mr. Felibien. ...
A Amsterdam aux dépens d'Estienne Roger, marchand libraire, chez qui l'on trouve un assortiment géneral de toute sorte de musique, 1706.
177, [15] p., add. engr. t.-pl. ; 15.5 cm. (12º)

This popular biographical history was first published in Paris, 1687 (q.v.), and reprinted many times in Paris, London and Amsterdam. Title-page printed in red and black.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting half-title (?). Bound (1) with the author's Les plans et les descriptions de deux ... maisons de campagne de Pline (q.v.) and André Félibien's Conferences de l'Academie Royale de peinture et de sculpture (q.v.), both with imprint: Amsterdam: aux dépens d'Estienne Roger, 1706. With the plates belonging to the Maisons ... de Pline misbound in the Recueil historique.

Inscribed in ink on front paste-down endpaper John Soane; with a pencil drawing of putti on front free-endpaper. Rear free-endpaper with a pencil sketch of landscape recto and references to the text written by Soane in ink verso.

Binding C18th sprinkled sheep, gilt-tooled spine.

Reference Number 2246


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