De la distribution des maisons de plaisance, et de la decoration des edifices en general / par Jacques-François Blondel ; ouvrage enrichi de cent soixante planches en taille-douce, gravées par l'auteur ...

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Blondel, Jacques François, 1705-1774.
Other Title:
Traité d'architecture dans le gout moderne
Paris : Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1737-38.
2 v., plates : plans ; 29 x 22 cm.
Architecture, Domestic.
Landscape gardening.
Interior decoration.
Architecture, Domestic -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape gardening -- Early works to 1800.
Interior decoration -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Title and text within double line borders.
Initials, head and tail pieces.
Pl. 25 in vol. II. ommited.
Athenaeum copy: Copy is first issue of the 1st edition and has publisher's address: Paris, Rue S. Jacques; a variant second issue has address: Paris, Rue Dauphine. Cf. Fowler and Millard.
Title page in red and black.
Errata slip for v. 1-2 bound at end of v. 1.
Half title (v.1): Traité d'architecture dans le gout moderne.
"De l'Imprimerie de J. Chardon."--Colophon.
Includes index.
Plates interspersed with text; some copies record plates bound at end.
V.1 contains 44 numbered plates (some folded); v.2 has 99 numbered plates (some folded) but with somel plates in duplicate and in triplicate the total is [111] plates; engraved frontispiece (v.1) signed: Cochin Filius inv. and Soubeyran sculp.; most other plates signed by Blondel as designer and engraver.
Head and tail pieces; initials.
Title page in red and black; title and text within double line borders.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: With ex libris of William Strickland on front paste-down.
Athenaeum copy: Conserved and rebound in 2002 with a grant from the Florence Gould Foundation.
Athenaeum copy: Some plates misbound.
Cited in:
Fowler, 49
Millard Collection. French books, 25
Berlin. Ornamentstichsammlung, 2400
Strickland, William, 1787-1854, former owner.
Jombert, Charles Antoine, 1712-1784, publisher.
Cochin, Charles Nicolas, 1715-1790, artist.
Soubeyran, Pierre, 1709-1775, engraver.
Chardon, J., printer.
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