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1696 History of Architecture Felibien Famous Architects Cathedrals Rome France

A rare late-17th-century work on the history of architecture. This book, written by Jean-Francois Felibien des Avaux, gives descriptions of various palaces, ports, cathedrals, forts, and villas many of which are based in Greek and Roman tradition. Iconic structures are discussed such as The Roman Pantheon, Solomon’s Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Roman Aqueducts. Many important historical figures and Catholic popes are mentioned including Vespasian, Xerxes, Pope Urban IV, Alexander the Great and Alaric, King of Goths.

Item number: #2268

Price: $499

FELIBIEN, Jean-Francois des Avaux

Recueil historique de la vie et des ouvrages des plus célébres architectes

Paris, chez Denys Mariette, 1696.


•Collation complete with all pages: [18], 249, [21]

•Language: French

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure; some bowing

oFront board attached only by rope cords

•Size: ~10.25in X 7.75in (26.5cm x 19.5cm)

•Rare with no other example for sale worldwide

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1696 History of Architecture Felibien Famous Architects

Estimate $499 - $1,000Apr 8, 2018