Memoire Sur La Peinture Sur Verre et Sur Queques Vitraux Remarquables Des Eglises De Rouen AND Essai Historique et Descriptif Sur La Peintue Sur Verre Ancienne et Moderne

By: Langlois, E.H. (Eustache Hyacinthe)

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The Memoire: "Orne de Cinq Planches dessinees par Mille. Esperance Langlois, lu a la Seance Publique de la Societe Libre d'Emulation de Rouen, du 9 Juin 1823. Frontis plate and 4 folding plates, 52 pages + coat of arms of Langlois (?) + blank. The Essai: et sur les vitraux les plus remarquables de Quelques Monumens Francais et Etrangers; suive de la Bibliographie des plus Celebres Peintres-Verriers. Orne de Sept Planches. Rouen: Edouard Frere, 1832. half title, folding frontis and all the plates, most folding, 301 pp + (2), missing last blank. Scarce 1823 Memoire with the Essai, both with all plates. In 3/4 leather. Leather is scuffed and worn, spine is perished but most of the black spine label (Memoire et Essai) is present, boards are detached, first few blanks of the Memoire have dog ears, some light foxing throughout, a few pages are cut with rough edges at the bottom, one folding plate has some crisping and browning to a proud edge (not affecting the engraving). A quite wonderful book with beautiful engravings of stained glass windows in Rouen, many of which were moved (or destroyed) after this book was written. Hard to find. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Memoire Sur La Peinture Sur Verre et Sur Queques Vitraux Remarquables Des Eglises De Rouen AND Essai Historique et Descriptif Sur La Peintue Sur Verre Ancienne et Moderne

Author Name: Langlois, E.H. (Eustache Hyacinthe)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Langlois, Esperance

Categories: Antiquarian/Rare, History: Western Europe, History: Medieval,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Rouen, F. Baudry & Edouard Frere: 1823

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 003069

Keywords: Stained Glass Windows; Cathedrals France Rouen,