The Great Houses of Paris

The Great Houses of Paris
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Claude Fregnac and Wayne Andrews. Preface by Jacques Wilhelm.

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1979. First British edition. First published in French in 1977. Hardback; brown cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 280 pages. 46 colour and 245 b&w illustrations. English. 315 x 250mm. 1.8kg. 029777719x. Very good, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear to top edge, small 0.5 tear to top edge of front jacket, not price-clipped; spotting to endpapers, half-title, final couple of leaves, edges.

An architectural and decorative exploration of the hotels particuliers of Paris. The large, private houses of Paris are photographed and described, with attention given to both their artistic and social histories. The images are both historical and contemporary, and show houses such as Hotel Lambert, Hotel de Sens, Hotel de Luzy, Palais de l'Elysee, and Hotel Nissim de Camondo.

Price :  £70.00

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