Tableaux de la Révolution françoise, or Collection... - Lot 125 - Thierry de Maigret

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Tableaux de la Révolution françoise, or Collection... - Lot 125 - Thierry de Maigret
Tableaux de la Révolution françoise, or Collection of forty-eight engravings, representing the main events that have taken place in France since the transformation of the états-géné into a national assembly on June 20, 1789. In Paris, Chez M. Briffault de La Charprais, Banquier [then Chez le citoyen Prieur, one of the publishers, & Chez le C. Auber], and Chez Madame L'Esclapart, Libraire, n.d. [1791]. One folio volume (out of 2), reddish-brown morocco, triple fillet and fine serrated gilt roulette wheel framing the plates, spine ribbed and decorated (binding of the period). 24 plates engraved by BERTHAULT after PRIEUR (numbered from 1 to 24) [out of 56]. Some of the text and engraved figures from the two volumes will be used to make up the book entitled Collection complète des Tableaux historiques de la Révolution française, published in Paris by Auber or Didot, in 1798/1804, in three volumes. Replaced in a beautiful morocco binding; restored head covers; title page in deficit; some leaves slightly scorched.
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