Charles Gavard. Galeries historiques de Versailles. 1838. First edition.

Galeries historiques de Versailles

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Charles Gavard. Galeries historiques de Versailles. Collection de gravures... Paris: Chez l'editeur, 1838. First (?) octavo edition, following a folio set. Octavo (9 x 5.375 inches; 225 x 135 mm.). [4], 173, [1, blank], [4] pages. Frontispiece and 120 engraved plates inserted at the rear. Contemporary black half-goatskin over boards covered in the same, spine in five blind-ruled compartments with four raised bands; all edges of the text block trimmed; marbled endpapers, flyleaves. Joints a little worn; boards with a few minor scuffs and blemishes; corners bumped and worn, with a few abrasions to the bottom of the rear board. Half-title and title-page foxed, some foxing throughout the text and then some trivial foxing the margins of the plates; minimal wear to the page edges, including a couple nicks and creases. Near fine. (#10346).