BRICE, Germain

BRICE, Germain. Nouvelle Description De La Ville De Paris et de tout ce qu’elle contient by Germain Brice.

 

Paris: Julien-Michel Gandouin and François Fournier, 1725.

 

£ 150

 

 

 

Eighth edition; volume 4 only. 12mo (16.5 x 9.5 cm). [2] 407 pp. [4]. Title page in red and black ink; 8 fold-out illustrations of Parisian landmarks. Roman and Italic type, in French. Contemporary manuscript ex-libris notation on first flyleaf (Ex libris de Murnab, 1794); manuscript inscriptions of numbers on last flyleaf. Slight browning and foxing; first fold-out illustration is partly torn. Contemporary calf; gilt decoration on both covers; slightly worn; ink speckled edges. Spine in five compartments divided by four raised brands; gilt decoration and title label on spine. A good copy.