Châteaux de France des XV et XVIe siècles.
Paris: Charles Boivin, 1857.
FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this exceptional collection of tinted lithographs by Victor Petit, depicting outstanding examples of post-medieval French castle architecture.
Comprises half-title, title-page (adorned with an additional tinted lithograph), alphabetical table, and 100 FULL-PAGE HORS-TEXTE TINTED LITHOGRAPHS.
Printed on fine, thick wove paper.
Folio. Attractively bound in quarter vellum and decorated boards. A bit of light foxing, else FINE AND BRIGHT. A rare set, especially in such good condition.