Lot 1024

LACROIX, Paul; SERÉ, Ferdinand The Middle Ages and the Renaissance, history and description of morals and customs, commerce and industry, science, arts, literature and fine arts in Europe. Facsimile drawings by M. A. Rivaud. Paris Plon 1848-1851 5 vol. gr. in-4° (qqs rouss., pp. leg. brunies, rare mouill.). Rel. of the period: red morocco, plates surrounded by a triple golden fillet, spine gilt with golden floral ribs, golden inner laces, golden t. (leg. jaws rubbed). One of the most beautiful editions devoted to the subject, illustrated with nearly 500 plates, many of them in chromolithography. List of subscribers printed in gold. Ref. Vicar V:1171-1174. - BnF. Simonson's Bookstore (etiq.).