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Duverger, M.E.
ALBUM TYPOGRAPHIQUE DE L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE. PARIS: IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1830
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 4,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
130
Duverger, M.E.
ALBUM TYPOGRAPHIQUE DE L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE. PARIS: IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1830
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 4,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Duverger, M.E.
ALBUM TYPOGRAPHIQUE DE L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE. PARIS: IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1830
folio (337 x 241mm.), dedication to the King and Queen of the Two Sicilies printed in gold, one full-page chromolithographed illustration, Chinese script printed on yellow paper and mounted, lithographed map in two states, uncoloured and coloured, one leaf of music printed in blue and brown, six colour-printed xylographic plates after Aimé Chenavard, contemporary crimson morocco gilt, covers with the arms of the duc de Bourbon, prince de Condé [Olivier 2637, fer 2] enclosed by gilt rules with elaborate corner-pieces, outer dentelle and roll-tool floral border, flat spine with three ornately-tooled panels, gilt turn-ins, blue watered silk endpapers, modern cloth box, occasional light spotting, joints very slightly worn, corners slightly scuffed
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Provenance

Louis-Henri-Joseph de Bourbon, duc de Bourbon, prince de Condé (1756-1830), armorial binding

Catalogue Note

A rare typographical work in a fine armorial binding.

This album was published to commemorate the visit of Isabella II of Spain and Francis, Duke of Cadiz to the Imprimerie Royale. The examples of exotic typefaces, maps, music and engravings are designed to show the innovations in printing developed by French printers, scholars and cartographers.

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