Paris: Librairie Générale de l’Architecture … Ducher & Cie, 1875.
First edition. 35 Woodburytypes after photographs by Mieusement, 12 chromolithograph plates, 1 groundplan. [iv], 16 pp. Folio. Contemporary red pebbled morocco, gilt, marbled boards, tips worn, foxing to title-page and first text leaves, some light foxing to outer margin throughout, photographs and illustrations fine Item #255669
A photographic tour of Chateau de Blois by Séraphin-Médéric Mieusement, a noted French photographer of architectural views. The photographs are reproduced in Woodburytype, a process celebrated for its permanence and clarity. Chateau de Blois was the home of several French kings begining with Louis XII. Built and expanded over the course of four centuries, the chateau shows a mix of Gothic, Renaissance, and Classic styles.
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