[Architectural History]. Guadet, Julien.
Elements et Théorie de L'Architecture. Cours professé à l'Ecole Nationale et Spéciale des Beaux-Arts. Troisième édition augmentée d'une Notice sur la vie et les oeuvres de Julien Guadet par J.L.Pascal. Tomes 1 and 2.
Librarie de la Construction Moderne
n.d. (ca. 1900)
Quarto, vol. 1 pp. 663, vol. 2 pp. 712. Richly illustrated with b/w engravings. Prev. owner's name in ink on page of vol. 1 Text in French
This is an important and influential work on French architecture by Julien Gaudet, who won the Prix de Rome in 1864. He also served as professor at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, where he himself had been trained. This impressive collection brings together all the material accumulated during his career as a teacher. First 2 volumes only, in a beautiful edition of this work, in excellent condition.
Edition: Original edition
Binding: Calf and Marbled Paper, Gilt Top Edge of Pages
Condition: Very Good, edgewear on boards, chipped/torn top of spine
Book Id: 13218