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BOMBELLES, Charles-René de (1785-1856) - Monumenti e munificenze di Sua Maestà Maria Luigia. Parma: Tipografia di Paolo Roenouard, 1845.Edition printed in Parma of this volume representing Parma monuments and landscapes commissioned by Charles-René de Bombelles, grand butler and third husband of Maria Luigia Habsburg-Lorraine, second wife of Napoleon who became Duchess of Parma in 1814, with whom he married in 1834, to commemorate the Duchess's influence on the city's culture and buildings.6 parts in one volume, oblong folio (275 x 384mm). Frontiespiece with portrait of Maria Luigia, 69 plates mostly numbered (but bound in random order) in lithography with tissue paper, most of which by Deroy on drawings by Mazza, mostly depicting views of Parma and its surroundings, including 9 plates depicting medals, text in Italian, German and French (browning and foxing). Spine in contemporary calf decorated in gilt on leather covers (extremities rubbed). ENBOMBELLES, Charles-René de (1785-1856) - Monuments and munificences of Her Majesty Marie Louise. Parma: Tipografia di Paolo Roenouard, 1845.Printed edition in Parma of this volume depicting monuments and landscapes of Parma commissioned by Charles-René de Bombelles, Grand Butler and third husband of Marie Louise Habsburg-Lorraine, Napoleon's second wife who became Duchess of Parma in 1814, to whom he married in 1834, to commemorate the influence of the Duchess on the culture and buildings of the city.6 parts in one volume, oblong folio (275 x 384mm). Antiporta with portrait of Maria Luigia, 69 plates mostly numbered (but bound in random order) in lithography and covered with tissue paper, most of which were drawn by Deroy from drawings by Mazza, depicting mostly views of Parma and its surroundings, including 9 plates depicting medals, text in Italian, German and French (browning and blooming). Contemporary leather spine decorated in gold, leather plates (some defects to the extremities)

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