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Garnier, Charles (1825-1898) Le Nouvel Opera de Paris , Volumes I and II.

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3176B
Lot:
142
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Garnier, Charles (1825-1898) Le Nouvel Opera de Paris, Volumes I and II. Paris: Ducher et Cie., 1880. First edition, over-sized folio consisting of a collection of monumental views of the famous Palais Garnier of the Opera de Paris, two volumes of lithographs only, half-titles and plate lists present in each volume, titles printed in red and black, lithographic portrait of Garnier printed on india paper, mounted, and signed in facsimile, illustrated with seventy-five lithographic and chromolithographic plates (numbered 1-40 and 1-60) with five double-page and twenty chromolithographed plates printed in color and heightened with gold; subjects of the illustrations include elevations, sections, plans and decorative details by Penel, Sergent, Bordet, Martel, Sellier, Chappuis, Bruck and others after Duchampt, Rebout, Riquois, Bernard, Jasson and others (without the two octavo text volumes and Durandelle's photographs, spotted, a few short tears; in publisher's original blue printed paper boards, spine perished, 26 x 18 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Keywords

Baroque Revival architecture, Chromolithography, French architecture, Garnier, Palais Garnier, Paris, Paris Opera, Planographic printing, Second Empire architecture, The Phantom of the Opera, Visual arts

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