278. [French]

LEPAUTRE, Jean

Made-up volume.

Paris, Pierre Mariette or Jean Le Blond, 17th c

58 engravings, various sizes, laid paper +/- 19 x 27 cm (1st pl. folded, some marg. stains or traces of use).

Bound in 1 vol., 20 x 29 cm, later quarter vellum, modern light green laid paper on covers, flat blind spine (stained, some scratches). Good condition.

Nice collection of plates from various albums designed by J. Lepautre (1618-1682). Includes some titles: "Ornements pour les corniches et chapiteaux servent aux peintres architect et menuisiers nouvellement inventé et gravée par Jean le Potre" (= manuscript title), "Cheminées à l'italienne [...]", "Cheminées à la romaine [...]", "Grotesques et moresques [...]" and "Frises ou montans a la moderne servant pour l'utilité des lambris". Plates generally not numbered or with discontinuous numeration, representing monumental wall ornaments and panels, doors, chimneys, overmantels, pieces of furniture, cabinets, friezes, etc.

€ 300 / 400

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