Lot n° 93
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MORISOT (Madeleine Rose Joseph). Detailed...
MORISOT (Madeleine Rose Joseph). Detailed price tables for all building works [...], for the use of architects, engineers, auditors, roofers, contractors, house owners, and anyone who may wish to have them built. In Paris, with the author, Madame Ducam, year XIII-1805. In-8, 360-33- (1 white)-9-(1 white)-152-20-12 pp.., garnet morocco, smooth back threaded and decorated with stars and golden bees, gilded decoration adorning the dishes composed of a seedling of stars and bees in a geometric frieze frame, with golden coats of arms in the first center of the dish, and initial "N" crowned crowned surrounded by a laurel wreath in the centre of the second, threaded cups, wavy net on the hunts, blue tabis linings and guards, gold edges, slightly used binding with tarnished back (period binding). Volume devoted to painting and locksmithing, the third single volume in a book that includes a total of 5 volumes of text and 2 volumes of plates, according to Quérard. Published over ten years, from 1804 to 1814, and probably cut into separate volumes as it progresses, it is very rarely found complete, the BnF only has the first 4 volumes of text. Richly decorated binding, with the coat of arms and figure of Napoleon I (OHR, pl. no. 2652, iron no. 11 in the first variant, for the coat of arms, the crowned figure not being recorded).
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