Paris: Monuments Elevés par la Ville 1850-1880. Ouvrage Publié sous le Patronage de la VIlle de Paris. I. Edifices Administratifs. Edifices Judiciaires. II. Edifices Consacrés à l'Instruction Publique. Edifices d'Utilité Générale. III. Edifices Consacrés aux Beaux-Arts. Edifices Religieux. IV. Edifices Décoratifs. Edifices Sanitaires. Edifices de la Force Publique
by Narjoux, Félix
1883. 4 vols., variously paginated, with altogether circa 240 pp. text with descriptions of Parisian buildings and documentation of their construction and history, with some cost figures, notes, bibliographic and documentary sources, numerous text illus., and 340 nice lithograph plates. Scattered browning throughout, white-out to title pages. Folio. 1/2 leather and boards, some bumping to edges. Paris (Morel) 1883. An impressive record of this prodigious era in Parisian architecture that includes the entire time period (1853-1870) when Haussmann was architectural and planning tsar of the city. Hospitals, theaters, markets, schools, courts of law, town halls of the arrondissements, churches, and synagogues are examples of the buildings recorded. Davioud, Diet, Baltard, Godeboeuf, Magne, Bailly, Lequeux, Duc & Domney, and Narjoux himself are among architects who permanently changed the city's looks. (Inventory #: 9753)
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