Paris: Israel Silvestre, circa 1645. Complete set of twelve etchings, plates 110 x 255 mm and similar, sheets 220 x 345 mm, including title, in the first state (of two). Fine impressions, wide margins, pale water stain to plates at center of volume, early ink inscription on title. 18th-century half-vellum, decorated paper boards. De Vesme 757-768. Provenance: purchased from Walter Schatzki, 1964.
Bound with: five other series published by Silvestre: Palais D'Orleans, Château de Meudon, St. Cloud et Château de Bourbon, Diverses Perspectives et Paysages and Diverses vues faites sur le Naturel. The plates are sequentially numbered in ink. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Item #401691
Price: $4,000.00 save 20% $3,200.00